Phil Simon recently interviewed Cathy N. Davidson about “The New Education.” Simon writes in Huffington Post: “Think about the disruption that we’re seeing. Uber and Lyft are beating taxis. Airbnb’s $30B valuation crushes those of even the largest hotel chains. And Amazon has its tentacles just about everywhere. Against this backdrop, is higher education next? Sure, the bark behind Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has vastly exceeded its bite. Still, does higher ed need to change to survive and, if so, how?”
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