Topline: The model for higher education is failing learners and it is inaccessible to others. Fortunately, new innovations are beginning to break down the barriers to learning by making it personalized, real-world, and experiential. Between Arizona State University, which just announced an application of virtual reality, to DataCamp, which just released a set of interactive and hands-on curricula, the future is bright.
There is a general recognition that higher education is not currently serving the needs of learners and the workforce alike.
For example, employers routinely complain about a skills gap, particularly in new