students of the future

© Video – Educause Students of the Future. CC-BY

The video is a good conversation starter. Some of the ideas are easy to implement. There are thousands of free online courses in every subject from highly regarded institutions.

Other ideas are exceedingly difficult. For example, there is considerable reluctance to accept badges and other non-traditional credentials as “proof” of competence. It isn’t clear how this will be resolved anytime soon.

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