Why the academy *must* embrace its online future

Online education is hot these days. A perfect storm of record-level student debt, stagnating job growth, and soaring tuition prices has forced a knee-jerk reaction among universities now scrambling to offer free courses online, either through their own platforms or partnerships with startups like Coursera and Udacity. Professors, college administrators, and policymakers have expressed sharply divided views over what this shift means for an institutional learning model that has persisted for hundreds of years. But amidst the debate, lost is the voice of the student.

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1 thought on “Why the academy *must* embrace its online future

  1. I like this blog design with twenty eleven theme well customized. Thanks for en-lighting the topics as many traditional institutions do not think about their up-gradation and adoption with new methodologies. Now the preferences of the learners become changing with the flexibility of time, quality output.

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