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When a liberal arts college starts teaching online

How can a traditional liberal arts campus practice distance learning?  Vassar College launched a pilot program to take face-to-face learning from a residential setting into cyberspace, and its academic computing director, Steve Taylor, tells the story at the Academic Commons site The program … Continue reading

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Talking with Howard Rheingold

Last week the great internet visionary and writer Howard Rheingold and I discussed technology, education, and the future.  We thought about MOOCs, going to college, liberal education, academic labor, online discussion, my Math Emporium analogy, the possibility of creating a … Continue reading

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