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The End of College? Not So Fast

By Donald E. Heller

In his new book, The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere, Kevin Carey lays out a dystopian future for American higher education as we know it. 446 more words

MOOCs In The News

Cut Through the Hype, and MOOCs Still Have Had a Lasting Impact

By Jeffrey R. Young

To some people in higher education, “MOOC” has become a punch line. The initial hype around so-called massive open online courses was so intense — promising a “tsunami” of change, according to… 194 more words

MOOCs In The News

Yale Announces ‘Blended’ Online Master’s Degree

By Steve Kolowich

Yale University is creating a master’s program that will hold many courses online, continuing the Ivy League institution’s foray into “blended” learning. 275 more words

MOOCs In The News

Recent media stories, local, national, and international

“We had every confidence that faculty on strike would be professional and respectful, and that is exactly what happened.

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Media

The public more brilliant more skeptical more disobedient more dangerous

“If there is a task, it might be to participate in making “the public” more brilliant, more skeptical, more disobedient, more capable of self-defense, and more dangerous again—dangerous to elites, and dangerous to stability; when it comes to education, dangerous to the idea that universities should be for the rich, rather than the public, and hostile to the creeping sense that American universities should be for the global rich rather than the local or nationally bounded polity. 80 more words

Cyberspace

Fair Use and MOOCs

By Francesca Giannetti and David Hunter

As Fair Use Week begins, Francesca Giannetti and David Hunter considers the use of readily and legally available digital media for MOOCs. 431 more words

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The idea of the public intellectual

“The idea of the public intellectual in the 21st century should be less about the intellectuals and how, or where, they ought to come from vocationally, than about restoring the highest estimation of the public. 114 more words

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