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Higher Education, Interdisciplinarity, and some related things like Expertise and Future of Work

Welcome to my new blog. You can read more about me in the About tab, top left. I'm looking forward to getting back to 'writing and thinking out loud' about Higher Education, Interdisciplinarity and other things that interest me. You can talk to me either here or on my linked Twitter feed.


Two marks against ‘credentialism’

Exciting stuff happening at MITx. This is the sort of challenge to higher education and to education in general we like to think about. It is absolutely right for MIT to do this, just as it is right for Khan to give his stuff away for free. In some ways this harks back to the good ol’ days of university education when great professors and lecturers were happy to entertain just about anybody and talk to them or teach them for free, provided the student – whoever he or she was


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