Higher Ed Disruption Watch for May 3, 2012

image: Harvard's Drew Gilpin Faust (left) and MIT's Susan Hockfield announcing edX system for free online courses. image source: Inside Higher Ed

Lots of media this week: edX:

Harvard and MIT invest $60M in platform for massively open online courses (aka MOOCs).

The Imperiled Promise of College (Frank Bruni, NYT)

Taking Knowledge Out of College (Jonah Lehrer, WSJ)

“Did anyone ask the students?” Part 1 and Part 2. (Jeff Selingo, Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *