Short-sighted administrators, over-centralized systems, under-funded students, over-priced tuition – and other hypehenizations. State universities have done themselves in. Reform: cut admin, fund tuition down to $10/credit, get classes back to 10-20 – suits social distancing – place emphasis back on face to face, boost grad offerings, get emphasis back on academics, and you’ll see enrollment back up.
- Google form fiction (at least, one assumes it is fiction) – via jill – (digitalhumanities )
- elearnspace › Remaking education in the image of our desires – Whose desires? Not mine. But when Siemens speaks, I listen, and I admire the moderate tone he takes in his comments on entrepreneurial reform of ed. But I wonder if the money boys need a public whacking, as in a comment by Lisa Lane: "So it shouldn’t be surprising that teachers and students are not the focus here – they are the obstacles to creating the quality product. Besides, after over a century of public education, surely they had their chance."