Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Universities in the Digital Age (audio)

Wondering how all this techie stuff is impacting higher education?
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).

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