06 Jan '12, 6am

Aims To Revolutionize Learning Through Crowdsourcing

Aims To Revolutionize Learning Through Crowdsourcing

It’s undeniable how the Internet has revolutionized education , especially with the use of online video learning through sites such as Khan Academy . But while there is plenty of great educational material out there on the Web, the problem is locating it; in fact, it is said that about 66-percent of time spent learning online is wasted simply looking for the right Internet sources. But Chicago-based startup MentorMob (www.mentormob.com ) wants to change that – the free, community-based collaborative service aims to aggregate and organize the best online educational content on any topic, so it’s easier to find. “The Internet is the first place most people turn to find information and learn virtually anything, but there’s no sense of organization — you have to stumble through, often running into dead ends along the way,” says Kris Chinosorn, who started MentorMob with fellow...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2012/01/06/mentormob-com-aim...

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