We're used to how the social web has disrupted media, but that same wave is moving through other industries, driven by startups like Airbnb, Coursera and Uber - and while regulators and entrenched industries are trying to fight it, the trend behind that wave is unstoppable.
Coursera et Udacity monopolisent l'attention dans le monde de l'éducation. À Paris, outre Unishared, deux autres startups françaises tentent de se développer dans ce domaine avec des visions alternatives. Portraits croisés.
There is an eminent revolution about to happen in the online education sector. Unishared focus on collaboration and peer learning. It pushes students to share everything they learn in classrooms all the time. Can Unishared be THE game-changer?
Coursera and MITx seem potentially to represent very different approaches to the expansion of online learning, and those differences may be very important in determining the ultimate impact on higher education of online learning.
As top-ranked universities join the MOOC revolution, backed by big-name investors, Mike Boxall asks what we can learn from the first dot.com history and who the eventual winners will be.