College 2.0: The New Face of Higher Education

Instructional designer Debbie Morrison did a great job of capturing the essence of this panel on the future of higher education.  She writes a blog devoted to open and online learning issues.

 It’s your turn.  What are your thoughts on how advanced digital technologies have changed–or have the potential to change–the face of higher education?

–Lillian Williams

Online Learning Insights

What will education look like 15 years from now?

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What will education look like 15 years from now? This was the first question posed to a group of four leading educators during a recorded panel discussion, College 2.0: The New Face of Higher Education with Richard Miller of Olin College, Anant Agarwal of edX, Peter Hopkins of Big Think, and Eric Mazur of Harvard University.  I listened to this recorded session last night and found it enlightening and worthwhile, though it appears that no one really knows what the future holds for higher education. The divergent viewpoints expressed in the discussion no doubt mirror the conversations happening within higher education institutions in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe.

This session was held at Suffolk University in Boston on June 4, 2013. Kara Miller of Innovation Hub facilitated this civil and intimate discussion that lasted for one hour and…

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