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Disruptive Technology is Driving New Ways of Learning

I was surprised at the comments I received about my rant about the need for disintermediation to transform higher education.  You can read them yourself, but the sense of the comments is that neither students, parents nor employers thinks the system serves their interests.  My call to consider disruptive technology changes in the way higher Read more about Disruptive Technology is Driving New Ways of Learning[…]

Time to Turn Disruptive Technology Loose on Higher Education

Let’s Amazon Education! The demise of Borders Books this week is a useful reminder that bad things happen to good people in business just as in the rest of life.  Borders and Barnes & Noble were pioneers in the big box book business.  Borders sprang out of Kmart and was spun off to extract the Read more about Time to Turn Disruptive Technology Loose on Higher Education[…]

Is it Time to IPO the University of California?

To students: I’m sorry, I regret it, but the state has stopped building the highways to higher education, and they’ve started building toll roads.  Everyone’s been asked to take a share of the pain, but middle class families will bear the burden of the fee increase. UC President Mark Yudof Those were the pandering remarks Read more about Is it Time to IPO the University of California?[…]