How Online Learning Evolves

How will online education continue to grow and evolve in the coming decades? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.

Online education is in its infancy. There are different phases:

Phase 1: Simply put information on the web (e.g. Wikipedia). When I was in elementary school I was taught facts. Information was sacred. I literally had to show my ID to get access to a book in the library. The internet changed that. Information became accessible to almost anyone. This caused a fundamental shift in our world.

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