Future of Higher Education
Today students graduate from college in the U.S. with a mountain of debt and a skill set deficit that leaves them unprepared for the challenges of succeeding in today’s knowledge economy. Some believe we seem to be paying an awful lot for a system that is under-delivering. Panelist and former Harvard President, Larry Summers, shared his thoughts stating, "the idea that there is a massive over-investment in education that needs to get scaled back is very badly wrong."
The Future of Higher Education: Massive Online Open Disruption panel included - Summers, Singularity University's Vivek Wadhwa, Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel, Harvard dean Mike Smith, and moderator Peter Hopkins (co-founder, Big Think).
Read more here: The Future of Higher Education: Massive Online Open Disruption | Big Think