This TED talk by Richard Baraniuk outlines an idea of a "knowledge ecosystem" in which users become contributors and producers. Create, Mix, Rip, Burn - basically build upon the ideas of others to make learning bigger, more accessible, culturalized, and personalized.
Click here to visit http://openstaxcollege.org where this process began and continues to grow.
About the Author
Kevin J has experienced the joy and frustration of adult learning in the context of education programs around the world at more than seven different universities. This portfolio is part of his efforts to rewrite the collegiate experience for future generations of learners.