Smart employers look for experience.
He contends that online learning cannot provide that type of improvisation, and says about a filmed Yale course that " there was nothing you could get from that course that you couldn’t get from a good book on the subject."
I think he makes a good point that the average online learning still has a ways to go in figuring out how to make learning more engaging and responsive, but it is still a relatively young field. Relative to classroom instruction, which has been going on since forever and is more times than not also nothing you couldn't get from a good book on the subject.
Dumb employers look for degrees. Smart employers look for experience.
(Not that degrees are bad. Just that you should think twice about jumping through expensive extra hoops to impress someone you wouldn't want to work for.)
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