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CIS 471: Thrun shifts Udacity toward lifelong vocational education -
2013-12-02 18:55:35 GMT
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"He has abandoned the goal of bringing conventional college courses to low performing students in developed and developing countries, and pivoted toward vocational education. The switch was motivated by the poor results of San Jose State University students who used Udacity material rather than conventional textbooks in "flipped" classrooms. The results left Thrun dissilusioned -- "I'd aspired to give people a profound education--to teach them something substantial, but the data was at odds with this idea.""
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