These Khan Academy videos range from education reform to making college affordable

khan-academy-talksKhan Academy is not your traditional brick and mortar school or university with teachers lecturing in the classroom. It is a website of hundreds of education videos narrated by Sal Khan, a former hedge fund analyst and founder of Khan Academy.

What began as a simple tutor lesson in math between cousins has transformed into a massive, international educational platform. As of April 2014, Sal Khan’s Khan Academy YouTube channel received 1.7 million subscribers with over 400 million video views.

But what attributes to the extraordinary rise in popularity of this online learning model and how has it revolutionized higher education?

The answer: A simple user interface which can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection at no cost.

In this article, you’ll find five of the best Khan Academy talks, given within the last couple of years, on topics that range from education reform to making college more affordable.

Know of any great Khan Academy talks on higher education and/or technology? Share your views in the comments section below and by following me on Twitter @Michael_eSM.

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