Salman Khan's Big Idea

In three minutes, Sal Khan shares his Big Idea for higher education: Take the power out of the hands of big universities and empower people to learn in the fashion they choose. This would, he predicts, lower tuition costs and result in a greater number of qualified professionals.

Speakers: Sal Khan
Festival: 2011

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