Technology Has Its Place: Behind a Caring Teacher

August 7, 2012

“What is wrong with higher education? How will technology transform it? What new direction will it take in these difficult times?” I often hear such questions, from both inside and outside the academy. Such questions deserve answers, of course, but they raise another question, one seldom asked: What is college for? This, too, deserves attention, for if we do not agree on the destination of the enterprise, we are probably not going to agree on the route or the proper mode of transportation. Change is afoot and inevitable. The point is whether it will be made wisely, and with a clear goal.

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