Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The inadequacy of universities

Picking up on some themes we touched upon in our education sessions, here are some good, provocative links to check:

http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/tapscott09/tapscott09_index.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/27/opinion/27taylor.html?pagewanted=all

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o

3 comments:

  1. Our universities need to more closely resemble tortoise enclosures: http://youtu.be/zGt3-fxOvug

    Cleese also gives the best explanation of the Dunning-Kruger effect I've heard. For instance, the agitated NYT editorialist appears not to have heard of Hampshire College, which implemented many of his innovations 40 years ago.

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