Online Learning Update

July 20, 2020

How higher education may go best of breed, be disassembled amid online learning

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

Larry Dignan, ZD Net

With universities going completely online or hybrid it’s time to ponder the future of higher education through the lens of disaggregation. In other words, higher education may face a reckoning much like cable companies, license-based enterprise software companies and data center vendors as bundles blew up.┬áHere’s higher education before COVID-19: You pay tuition that ranges from somewhat ridiculous to extremely ridiculous (and mostly funded by debt) based on a university’s brand. The university provides a suite of classes (some great, some meh), an experience and a vague concept of return on investment that may or may not pan out. Social networking in the real world is a bonus.

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