Insights from a Temple of Higher Learning

This podcast is about the future of learning – a conversation with Prof. Sanjay Sharma, Professor and Vice President for Open Learning at MIT. A quote that nicely sums up the discussion comes from Plutarch and goes,

“The mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled.” 

You will hear discussions about:

  • Future learning models and the role of colleges and universities

  • Online on-demand learning

  • Most effective methods of learning at any age, based on scientific research

  • What do future learning and Spotify playlists have in common?

  • The most important ingredient for learning at any age

  • The structure of MIT that makes it special

  • Exams-in-a-Ziploc-bag at MIT