How the sharing economy will transform education

As the sharing economy is transforming industries such as tourism and transportation, with big players like Uber (the taxi company that doesn’t own cars) or Airbnb (biggest hotel that doesn’t own rooms), we observe the rules of the game changing in many other sectors. We can say that the sharing economy in our connected world is also changing our education.

Today, people learn in different ways. Videos are replacing real time lectures, and we notice a growing trend of instructional videos on Youtube. Many of the topics that you need to learn in school are now covered by different educators or even institutions on Youtube.

In the following video, Dr. Ed from Ed on EdTech explains how sharing economy is transforming education, and why the biggest educators don’t teach in a classroom any longer:

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