The big changes we’ve seen in technology have cascaded into our living rooms, dining tables and the desks in our bedrooms, turning them into classrooms. With online learning, schoolchildren are learning about butterflies' lifecycle, and adults are listening to lectures on business analytics – all from the comfort of home.
The disruption that technology brings is a game-changer in education. But do online learners do better than classroom learners? Has age got anything to do with it? And how should lecturers change pedagogy for this new learning platform? Harminder Singh hosts Associate Professor Gabriel Gervais, Head of Programme, Online Learning Unit at SUSS, to find out what’s on the report card.