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"did I had an extremely expensive wife - she would see a new car that she liked and just buy it... under California law I was bound to buy her debts. I think I turned out 16 novels in five years."
- Philip K. Dick

Massive Open Learning  
  Teach using standard videos prepared by the best teachers.  

This is the basic idea behind the MOOC or massive open online courses.

...he proposed that a large percentage of the school teachers be discharged and a television sheet be placed in every room of the public schools. Then the lessons for the entire nation could be taught from the television broadcasting stations by a few expert teachers, and thus there would not only be an increase in the efficiency of the teaching and a very desirable uniformity of methods, but the cost of teaching would greatly diminish, and, thus, taxes could be lowered. Of course, this suggestion made Ball very unpopular with the pedagogues all over the nation and concentrated their rage on the Television Company.
From The Threat of the Robot, by David H. Keller.
Published by Science Wonder Stories in 1929
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