Is the future online learning? The concept of learning online is certainly not new, in fact here at Solent we use a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) using Moodle, we call it myCourse.
But what about a free global classroom? It certainly has the support of some prominent figures, including Bill Gates.
What are the learning implications of this? If students are going off independantly to further/ develop their learning does that make it harder for teachers to assess their level of knowledge, does it reduce their control and influence?
The technology can have a multitude of uses for both commercial and educational reasons. It is very similar to, or may in fact be Microsoft Surface technology, using the Samsung SUR40 hardware. Microsoft Surface
If you want to find out more about Microsoft Surface then please look at their website.