The Internet: A treasure trove for teaching and learning

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  • 1. Google Confidential and Proprietary Google Confidential and Proprietary The Power of the Internet in Education Andy Yee, Public Policy, Google
  • 2. Google Confidential and Proprietary People think differently about media today And even for this generation, video is the most compelling way to engage them
  • 3. Google Confidential and Proprietary YouTube and Gen C Connecting Gen C audiences with the content they want to watch, share, and interact with
  • 4. Google Confidential and Proprietary YouTube EDU at a glance • YouTube has always been about expanding access, so we also wanted to increase access to the wealth of high-quality education content on YouTube. We wanted to further YouTube's mission to inform and inspire, and show that education can be entertaining as well! • YouTube EDU is a special portal on YouTube design to help our global community find high-quality educational videos from partners in the educational community. • YouTube EDU launched in 2009 and today, thousands of people every day tune into YouTube EDU to learn and understand better the world they live in. o 80% of YouTube EDU views come from outside of the U.S. • 1000+ channels in YouTube EDU and around 850,000 individual videos
  • 5. Google Confidential and Proprietary Khan Academy (可汗學院) • A donor-supported, non-profit with a mission to provide a world-class education for anyone, anywhere • 4,000+ videos on any subjects ranging from basic arithmetic to advanced subjects like game theory • Viewed 252 million times, or on average 60,000 times for each video! • Founded by Salman Khan, a former hedge fund manager
  • 6. Google Confidential and Proprietary Khan Academy (可汗學院)
  • 7. Google Confidential and Proprietary Power of the Open Internet The availability of free and high-quality content online means less costs to students and schools, and also enables more people to develop skills who might not have had access.
  • 8. Google Confidential and Proprietary The Hong Kong Digital Academy Enabling teachers and students of different levels to have better access to high-quality content
  • 9. Google Confidential and Proprietary Thank you.