Online courses are growing in popularity as they help even people with full-time jobs and children earn a university degree or a training certificate. From flexibility and affordability to interesting content and engaging tutors, web-based learning offers numerous benefits that traditional schools can’t deliver. Due to that, online courses are becoming a key component of the modern education system.
Pearson’s Research & Innovative Network has produced a series of videos entitled “School of Thought” which depict Pearson’s vision for the future of education.
Watch the video below to see how a fictitious Simone takes a MOOC. Simone makes use of 21st-century tech tools and concepts including augmented reality, gamification, geolocation, a dynamic dashboard, personalized learning, and learning analytics.