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Uberfication of Education EDitorial EDUKWEST

The Uberfication of Education is about Phasing out Teachers

The terms “the Uberfication of Education” or “Uber for Tutors” are currently on top of my list when it comes to edtech buzzword bingo. While it surely sounds cool the problem is that most people simply don’t understand what a complete Uberfication would look like.

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EdTech Trends on-demand tutoring EDUKWEST

EdTech Trends: On-Demand Tutoring

Self-paced learning platforms, ranging from tech skills and lifelong learning portals to MOOCs in higher education, have been largely relying on pre-recorded content and asynchronous interaction in forums. This approach, while certainly cost effective, has also been identified as its major drawback as it only too often leads to demotivated, disconnected learners and high dropout rates due to the lack of direct human interaction.

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Reading List Online Tutoring EDUKWEST

Reading List: Online Tutoring

This Reading List: Online Tutoring is an extension of our popular “Tutoring Markets Overview” and can be used independently or in combination with the beforementioned.

It features 23 articles and gives the reader a thorough introduction to the diversity and business of online tutoring in markets including the U.S., the UK, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Asia.

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On Demand Tutoring Teacher to Feature EDitorial EDUKWEST

On-Demand Tutoring – From Teacher to Feature

On-demand tutoring, the possibility to connect with a live tutor anytime – anywhere, is quickly becoming a must-have feature for edtech startups. Instead of booking a session with a tutor at a fixed date and time, students can now go online and pick from a list of tutors who are available at this moment.

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Pluralsight HackHands acquisition EDBRIEF 07 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Pluralsight acquired Live Mentoring Platform HackHands

Marking the seventh deal in less than two years, tech education platform Pluralsight announced the acquisition of on-demand live mentoring platform HackHands for an undisclosed amount.

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