Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Point the Way Toward More Interactive Global Distance Learning Scenarios

While abroad, Samuel Slover, 27, worked on social entrepreneurship initiatives, including microfinance programs, and taught English and business. All along, he felt under-qualified to teach the assigned curricula.

He knew there had to be a better way.  
To seize on this opportunity and bridge the expert and education gap, in 2010 Slover and his brother, who had a similar experience in Nepal and Honduras, launched Learn It Live, a web-based social-learning platform. The site’s goal is to bring online education courses to those in other countries and in the U.S.
Read the entire article: How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep’s Bankable Business Idea

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