In this extended question and answer session on C-Span’s Washington Journal, Anya Kamenetz (Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education) discusses the future of higher education. Some combination of free and open courseware (such as the 1900 lectures and course materials available from MIT), along with an instructor- or tutor-guided learning experience, could provide an exciting new hybrid model of open education—one with lower costs and better outcomes. Just as rising tuition costs are closing doors for many prospective college students, the DIY U model is helping to open others.
From the C-Span video library:
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