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The Big Question

Can Technology Help Us Learn Better?

Aug 06, 2015 | 28 videos
Video by The Atlantic

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of professors, engineers, designers, and journalists how tech has changed the ways we absorb information—if at all. "I think a big change is just the accessibility," says Khan Academy curriculum engineer Pamela Fox. "So, somebody who's just sitting at home has the ability to go online and learn." Other panelists include Tim Brown, Amanda Ripley, Jo Boaler, William Deresiewicz, and Anne Libera.


The Big Question is a series inspired by The Atlantic's back-page feature.

Authors: Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Jaclyn Skurie

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Ideas and insights from leaders at the Aspen Ideas Festival