Great short, animated video on why universities have to get more open and agile

http://video.fastcompany.com/plugins/player.swf?v=08388cba12094&p=fc_social By Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U, source.

Further evidence of commodification of Higher Ed: 250 free courses set out like a bestseller list

So is this a good thing or a bad thing? Instinct says that making this material — assumed to be high quality as it comes from highly rated institutions — available for free has to be good for access and inspiration, even if it comes without context and tuition. Intuition also says that maybe making … Continue reading