The Craig Fahle Show

Is The Future Of The University Online?

Wednesday April 23, 2014

Photo Courtesy Of: The Washington Post

More Clicks, Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall is Obsolete from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates on With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?


More clicks, fewer bricks: the lecture hall is obsolete


Anant Agarwal, President, edx & Professor, MIT

Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva Project


Jonathan Cole, Provost and Dean Emeritus, Columbia University

Rebecca Schuman, Columnist, Slate and Chronicle of Higher Education

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