Monday, April 4, 2016

What Higher Education Can Learn From The Fall Of The Newspapers - Frederick Singer, Forbes

Today, technology is also changing the way that even the most venerable institutions of higher education operate at a difficult time when even the value of the degree is being called into question. Students face a multiplicity of options to acquire knowledge outside of colleges and universities. Colleges and universities will adapt and unbundle, some argue, or go the way of the local newspaper. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Visionary institutions are already making smart, competitive choices without disrupting their values or upsetting faculty. The analogy is imperfect but instructive. So what might higher education learn from the newspaper industry?

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