The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2016
The key to the definition, however, is that the resource be used to support learning, and this goes far beyond more traditionally 'educational' objects, to include free papers and videos, blog posts, online communities, and that much more. When I wrote The Future of Online Learning in 1998, I took into account three major sets of factors. The first was the obvious basis in technology. Internet and digital systems were advancing rapidly, in ways that could be known.