You do know that private tutors are the missing secret element in MOOCs, right? All sorts of internet learning will go better when private tutors are available on demand. Yet for the non-wealthy it does not always make sense to hire a private tutor on an ongoing basis. Still, you might have a few questions which can be cleared up in fifteen minutes or so, if only the person were available on relatively short notice.
Let’s bring private tutors into the sharing economy.
Recently I heard of a new Dutch start-up, Konnektid.com, which is trying to do exactly this. I am hopeful.