Saturday, September 26, 2015

Connected Classroom: Business Schools Partner Mooc Disruptors For Growth - Seb Murray, Business Because

The explosion of online learning has been a double edged sword for universities. Most are focused on providing the latest digital advances to their students and investing in whizzy new technology, such as analytics dashboards and high-definition video studios. But digital has also given rise to disruptive new players. The announcement by LinkedIn that it intends to host business courses on its site by acquiring online learning platform Lydna.com for $1.5 billion is one of the latest signs that tech groups are encroaching into the world of education. For many industry executives, the notion of a professional leaving the workforce for years on end to earn a degree is a doomed model. http://www.businessbecause.com/news/connected-classroom/3465/connected-classroom-business-schools-partner-mooc-disruptors

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