Former Director of GLOW John Connell blogs about the Long Tail

“The simplistic view would be to see the long tail in curricular terms: the interactive Web means that, in theory, every learner should be able to learn what they want when they want, without having to worry about the structural constraints that are inherent in any formal system of education. But this doesn’t work – as yet – in reality. Why not?”

Wow, that practically is ode. The man’s a visionary. The liberation of content will set in motion the idea of the continuously changing curriculum, that is all about reacting to learning demands minute by minute (rather than government by government ho ho).

By the way Chris Anderson’s book is a great read and is one of the most exciting Internet economy theories I’ve ever read. The original article will tell you everything you need to know.