Technology and social media are transforming jobs (as well as our lives). But what is in it for ordinary people? This talk explores today and the future of education in light of developing technologies. It proposes a new, better mode of higher education for the future.
Prof. Erkip received his MS and PhD from Stanford University and is a scholar in field of Industrial Engineering. He has been teaching since 1979 and he has held positions in Cornell, UC Berkeley, Stanford and many other prestigious institutions. Prof. Erkip is a founding member of Science and Technology Policy Studies Graduate Program at METU, and had been part of several initiatives active in preparing reports on Science and Technology Policy issues in Turkey. He has been involved in strategic planning activities for private and public higher educational institutions. Prof. Erkip is a member of the TED University, Board of Trustees since 2010.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx