The digital revolution—which has upended journalism, publishing, movies and music—is poised to storm the ivory tower. Under enormous financial pressure, and facing a strong push to "democratize" knowledge, the university is being asked to re-imagine itself. In question: the very nature and purpose of higher education, at a time when demand for it has never been greater.Listen HERE. (The feed was down when I posted this, so I haven't previewed the audio file. I'll remove this post if we can't get it to play!)
(Thanks to Stephen Downes and the OLDaily).