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From the Ted Talk by Tyler Dewitt: Online learning could change academia -- for good

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I wonder why these people have to go through the moniots of attending a class, when they are learning all the material on their own. Why can't they get course credit in other ways? Why isn't anyone paying attention to what these people need? I can't offer dmlopias from my YouTube chaennl, but once there is a way for students to earn course credit no matter how they learned the material, in csals or on their own, the online marketplace of different teachers and different learning approaches will explode. There will be serious cptooetimin for who could teach students the best.

Open Cloze

I wonder why these people have to go through the _______ of attending a class, when they are learning all the material on their own. Why can't they get course credit in other ways? Why isn't anyone paying attention to what these people need? I can't offer ________ from my YouTube _______, but once there is a way for students to earn course credit no matter how they learned the material, in _____ or on their own, the online marketplace of different teachers and different learning approaches will explode. There will be serious ___________ for who could teach students the best.

Solution

  1. class
  2. diplomas
  3. channel
  4. competition
  5. motions

Original Text

I wonder why these people have to go through the motions of attending a class, when they are learning all the material on their own. Why can't they get course credit in other ways? Why isn't anyone paying attention to what these people need? I can't offer diplomas from my YouTube channel, but once there is a way for students to earn course credit no matter how they learned the material, in class or on their own, the online marketplace of different teachers and different learning approaches will explode. There will be serious competition for who could teach students the best.

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Important Words

  1. approaches
  2. attending
  3. attention
  4. channel
  5. class
  6. competition
  7. credit
  8. diplomas
  9. earn
  10. explode
  11. learned
  12. learning
  13. marketplace
  14. material
  15. matter
  16. motions
  17. offer
  18. online
  19. paying
  20. people
  21. students
  22. teach
  23. teachers
  24. ways
  25. youtube