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  • P2PU Brings Peer Learning to Online Higher Education

    San Francisco | By on October 20, 2010 | Comments Off on P2PU Brings Peer Learning to Online Higher Education

    At the How Peer-to-Peer University is Hacking Higher Education Technology Salon in San Francisco, Philipp Schmidt discussed his Peer 2 Peer University initiative, an innovative approach to further the reach and impact of higher education.

  • 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…

  • We at SSG Advisors are currently incubating a new approach to the delivery of higher education services that leverages both new technology and disruptive business models. We presented this model at last week’s eLearning Technology Salon and I am very grateful for all of the thoughtful and useful input received The Salon was a great…

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  • eLearning’s Promise: Will New Models Scale to Educate Youth?

    Washington DC | By on February 19, 2010 | Comments Off on eLearning’s Promise: Will New Models Scale to Educate Youth?

    Young people make up 18% of the world’s population today, or 1.2 billion in absolute terms. Of these 15-24 year-olds, 87% live in developing countries. At the same time, their basic educational needs are not being met. More than one-third of all youth around the world are not in the classroom – 73% of youth…