Impact of Internet on Global Spread of Education Essay

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Impact of Internet on Global Spread of Education

Ankush Bassi & Manoj Kr. Gupta
Roll No.s: S-017 & S-048
2nd Year, 2nd Semester


The following hypothesis is to be tested in this term paper: 1. Internet is changing the way education is being delivered across the world 2. Higher education will vigorously adopt new teaching approaches 3. Change in general viewpoint on distance education. 4. Influence of university location will be affected – bricks to click. 5. Collaborative learning will be on increase.


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He says, “I think there’s a wide array of reasons why faculty should be engaged in recording and publishing lectures online. The first is wanting students to have access to materials. The second is for cultivating a really great affinity for a public university that’s providing research and community service. The third is closely aligned with this opportunity to provide educational resources all over the world to those from all walks of life, despite what disadvantages they have faced. It’s so important that we recognize as a public institution that this is something people value greatly and has great value for us too.”

Both Yale and Stanford have followed suit, and even Harvard has jumped on board in the last two years. Open Yale features free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars, supported by funding from the William and Flora Hewlitt Foundation. Outside of the U.S., some of the most selective universities in India have created a vast body of online content in order to reach more of the country’s exploding student population. At Stanford, you can freely “attend” The Stanford Mini Med School featuring 3 year long series of courses by more than thirty distinguished faculty, scientists and physicians.

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