Internet Reshaping Economy, Redefining Education

Screen shot of Educause ReviewThe question of how developments in information technology are changing pedagogy in higher education is important, but a single-minded focus on this issue is diverting attention from an even more fundamental set of questions:  How are ubiquitous Internet connectivity and widespread access to personal computing dramatically changing the economic structure of our society and, consequently, the educational preparation necessary for graduates to thrive? What are the critical implications not only for how students are taught but also for how broader educational goals and purposes are met?

Read more about this topic in my column in Educause Review and join the discussion.

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