Thursday, March 29
EDUCATION II


Proposal for Paper #3 is due (by email) Monday, April 2 at 12 noon.


ONLINE

OFFLINE READ:

Asserting Our Brand (handout).
What's the point of a university, anyway?

ONLINE READ:

Technology and the Commodification of Higher Education. Monthly Review, March 2002.
A pointed critique of technology-based "distance education" in American higher education.

Pepperdine in a Treehouse. New York Times, January 7, 2007.
Cyberclass in Second Life is the ultimate in distance learning.

ALSO CHECK OUT :

A Weblog Starts a Fire. Chronicle of Higher Education, November 7, 2003.
A Indiana University professor's on line activity raises questions of free speech and appropriate faculty behavior.