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Change moves quickly today. Technology that was hot just a few years ago is passé now; sites that were hot just a few months ago can struggle for visitors. Viral videos last for days and the news cycle is less than 24 hours long.
The way we consume information is being revolutionized faster than I can type this sentence, but education continues to move at a snail’s pace. That doesn’t mean, of course, that change isn’t coming. In fact, in man ways, it’s already begun:
Consider these facts:
New Technologies in Education
It’s most likely that online education won’t be the future’s only option. After all, not all traditional forms of education are bad. Some have been around for thousands of years, and problems with e-learning have been well documented. But stopping progress is like holding back a tidal wave with a teaspoon. It’s not going to happen. Students want it and the means to deliver it are at our disposal.
If we can download music and movies is seconds, why not the best in online education? Great education can’t be done in 160 characters, and it certainly can’t be accomplished in seconds, but college prep can be both fast and effective.
No matter how slowly the college system moves.
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