—The world of higher education is being transformed by three forces addressing three fundamental aspects of education: access to high quality education; models for how the mind works, and what its capabilities and limitations are; and the use of technology for the implementation of pedagogical strategies that will lead to optimal learning experiences. This article reviews: some of the major changes is online access to higher education around the world; the fundamental ideas that cognitive sciences and computation are advancing for a new educational system; and a set of specific examples where this access and these methodologies are being implemented in the real world.
—Computational thinking, online education, cognitive sciences, lifelong learning teaching.
J. C. Olabe is with the Christian Brothers University (CBU), Memphis, USA (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
X. Basogain and M. A. Olabe are with the University of the Basque Country, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU), Spain (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: J. C. Olabe, X. Basogain, and M. A. Olabe, "Developing New Educational Frontiers through Breakthroughs in Cognitive Computation and New Dimensions in Pedagogical Technology," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 813-820, 2016.