With the large amount of money that has been spent on IT, software and computers in education, only the management of student and class information has experienced leaps of efficiency that rival corporate America’s gains.
During this same period of time, the learning process has only experience minor steps in efficiency. Why is that?
If you look at what has happened with itunes, facebook, iphones …etc, cobble those technologies together and take the next logical two steps, you will have something that could change everything.
Thus, if the right web enabled framework is created that seamlessly delivers digital content, interactive applications, collaborative tools and people then everything from how students consume information, how students collaborate to how classes are structured is up in the air.