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  • How Peer-to-Peer University is Hacking Higher Education

    San Francisco | By on September 7, 2010 | Comments Off on How Peer-to-Peer University is Hacking Higher Education

    Imagine imputing an object into a rigid four-year, $100,000+ process, hoping that when it finally leaves this system its a useful tool. That’s the current university system, where higher education resembled the Waterfall software development process. Now contrast it with short bursts of learning using educational materials openly available online, with constant feedback on progress…