The Future of Learning, Networked Society - Ericsson


Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the potential to redefine how we learn and educate. Watch as we talk with world renowned experts and educators about its potential to shift away from traditional methods of learning based on memorization and repetition to more holistic approaches that focus on individual students’ needs and self expression.

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Addendum on 10/24/12:

Commenting/summarizing on that video, Molly Gerth [at]

[Godin] asserts that education should change in the following ways:

  • We can now have homework during the day with a human teacher and online lectures at night.
  • He also calls for open book and open note tests all the time as there is no longer value in memorization.
  • Seth believes in access to any course, any time in the world, any time you want to take it.
  • He calls for precise, focused education rather than a mass-produced education.
  • No more multiple choice tests!
  • We should offer cooperative tasks rather than isolation.
  • Teachers should become coaches.
  • Lifelong learning should be encouraged.
  • The famous college should “die.”