December 20, 2012
Shaping Our Students for a Better 2013: What Needs to Change in the Education Sector
By Allison Boccamazzo, TMCnet Web Editor
2013 has seen an incredible transformation in the classroom, where bring your own device (BYOD) policies have been officiated into handbooks and educators are interacting with their students via iPads. Just this month, the Pew (News - Alert) Internet and American Life Project revealed the stunning results from a survey of students and teachers alike, where 94 percent of teachers said their students are very likely to use Google (News - Alert) to conduct research, 75 percent for Wikipedia, and that 12 percent are very likely to rely on any type of printed book when doing any kind of school research (R.I.P. Encyclopedia).
But as the education space becomes more technologically advanced, some changes inevitably need to take place. This is where Andrew Grauer, CEO of online education platform Course Hero, comes into play, who recently sat down to discuss some hot trends he thinks will impact and change the education industry in 2013.
So what can we learn as we ring in the New Year... Read More