1. What The e-Traffic Will Bear: Making Online Ed Pay the Freight


    January 15, 2013 by John Douglas Belshaw

    Lately I’ve been doing a good deal of reading and research around online learning. What interests me most about the …
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  2. Campus Life-forms

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    December 17, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    I recently attended (as a fly on the wall, I suppose) a summit of leaders of new universities. These are …
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  3. Imagine all the Campuses

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    December 10, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    In a recent Chronicle of Higher Ed article, Rick Ostrander invokes Marshall McLuhan:  “Technology is not a neutral ether through …
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  4. Go Varsity

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    December 3, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    In 1912 the proportion of the population that went to college or university was tiny. It was all but 100% …
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  5. Lawns and Lecture Halls


    November 26, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    Surveys regularly tell us that students prefer the classroom to the computer, to have direct interaction with a professor rather …
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  6. Viable? (I don’t know viable. Vy not a donkey?)


    November 19, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    Last week’s cliffhanger was this: is the campus university a viable model in the 21st century?  Is it so rooted …
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  7. Viaducts


    November 16, 2012 by John Douglas Belshaw

    In our household, the word ‘viaduct’ is always treated as a question, regardless of the context, and it immediately triggers …
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