— from gigaom.com by Ki Mae Heussner


Online education startup Udacity says it’s partnering with a group of leading technology companies to better prepare students for work in the 21st century.


From DSC:
If the corporate world starts going further down this path — opting for alternatives to the historical means of filtering job candidates and for preparing their future hires — the only thing that I will be able to say with certainty is that the record will show that those of us working within higher ed didn’t learn a thing from/about:

  • The Internet’s affect on other industries
  • The disruptive power of technologies
  • The need to reinvent oneself — and to innovate and adapt