Beyond retrofitting: Innovation in higher education

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  • Tech doesn't guarantee innovation. Innovation demands that entrepreneurs use tech to re-engineer #highered.

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  • Today's #highered reforms amount to little more than minor tweaks to yesterday's routines.

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  • There's no reason why we should be content to settle for retrofitting. 4 principles on which to build #highered reform.

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Technology has the potential to transform higher education as it has other knowledge-based sectors like music, journalism, and financial services, where new providers have unbundled goods and services and improved access and convenience while reducing costs. But technology does not guarantee innovation. Innovation demands that entrepreneurs use technology to re-engineer higher education. This booklet offers path breaking proposals for re-engineering our country’s higher education system from two of America’s leading scholars in the field of education reform.

 

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