Reflections on “Walmart just started delivering stuff with drones” [Tangermann]

Walmart just started delivering stuff with drones — from futurism.com by Victor Tangermann Excerpt: Walmart just kicked off its own drone delivery pilot, a collaboration with […]

“This isn’t helping the continued backlash against traditional institutions of higher education.” [Christian]

DC: This isn’t helping the continued backlash against traditional institutions of higher education.”#highereducation #debt #tuition #learningfromthelivingclassroom #learningecosystems https://t.co/srV971osSI — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) September 4, 2020 […]

The Great Online Migration and Curricular Materials Product-Market Fit [Feldstein]

The Great Online Migration and Curricular Materials Product-Market Fit — from eliterate.us by Michael Feldstein Excerpts: Third, COVID-19 will accelerate the need of colleges and […]

First They Came for Adjuncts, Now They’ll Come for Tenure (And who will be left to stop them?) [Burmila]

First They Came for Adjuncts, Now They’ll Come for Tenure: And who will be left to stop them? — from chronicle.com by Ed Burmila Excerpts: […]

The different Learning Objectives (LO’s) of the corporate world vs. the world of higher education: Who pays the price? [Christian]

From DSC: I’d like to thank Ryan Craig for mentioning several interesting articles and thoughts in a recent Gap Letter. At least 2-3 of the […]

Are universities going the way of CDs and cable TV? [Smith]

Are universities going the way of CDs and cable TV? — from theatlantic.com by Michael Smith; with thanks to Homa Tavangar & Will Richardson for […]

Colleges face rising revolt by professors [Hartocollis at the NY Times]

Colleges face rising revolt by professors — from nytimes.com by Anemona Hartocollis Most universities plan to bring students back to campus. But many of their […]

Mounting faculty concerns about the fall semester [Flaherty]

Mounting faculty concerns about the fall semester — from insidehighered.com by Colleen Flaherty Professors across institutions are increasingly waving red flags about the private and […]

4 in 10 U.S. teens say they haven’t done online learning since schools closed [ Kamenetz]

4 in 10 U.S. teens say they haven’t done online learning since schools closed — from kqed.org by Anya Kamenetz Excerpt: With most schools closed […]

Reflections on “Colleges cut academic programs in the face of budget shortfalls due to Covid-19” [Dickler]

Colleges cut academic programs in the face of budget shortfalls due to Covid-19 — from cnbc.com by Jessica Dickler Key points: As colleges face extreme […]

The “new normal” paradox: What COVID-19 has revealed about higher education [Crow]

The “new normal” paradox: What COVID-19 has revealed about higher education — from bigthink.com by Dr. Michael Crow, President of ASU Excerpt: Third, it is […]

Six items re: the future of higher education

From DSC: I saw the piece below from Graham Brown-Martin’s solid, thought-provoking posting entitled, “University as a Service (UaaS)” out at medium.com. My question is: […]

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