/// How Do Credentials Change as Education Goes Online? Stanford and Khan Academy Respond. (Video)

May 31, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Stanford President John Hennessy and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan are coming at online education from very different angles — one is an elite institution being shaken up by experiments, the other is a widely loved upstart that’s increasingly being used in traditional schools. In conversation with Walt Mossberg at D10 , Hennessy and Khan talked about the future of the education credential; the opportunities for “flipped classroom”-style education, where class time is spent on collaboration, tutoring and projects; the move away from lectures and toward social media; and the opportunity to provide practical education for kids in a sort of “shadow school district,” as Khan called it, with classes in computer science, statistics and law. Here’s a highlight reel: [ See post to watch video ] Full D10 Conference Coverage

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How Do Credentials Change as Education Goes Online? Stanford and Khan Academy Respond. (Video)


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