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DIY U: edupunks, edupreneurs, and the coming transformation of higher education

By: Kamenetz, Anya.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Vermont Chelsea Green Publishing 2010Description: xiv, 196 p.ISBN: 9781603582346.Subject(s): Education, Higher - United States | Alternative education - United States | College costs - United States | Educational change - United StatesDDC classification: 378.73 Summary: The academy is in trouble because its business model no longer works. Academics, particularly in the humanities, donDtliketotalkorhearaboutthefailedbusinessmodelbecausetheyhaveinvestedinaseparationofchurchandstate,bywhichcaringaboutbusinessunderminestheircommitmenttotheirdiscipline-evenwhenthebusinessathandistheirowneconomicexploitationandthatoftheirstudents.Thoseofuswhodaretotalkaboutbusinessmodelsaremalignedaspro-businessDharshwords,StephenDownes!(http://diyubook.com/)
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The academy is in trouble because its business model no longer works. Academics, particularly in the humanities, donDtliketotalkorhearaboutthefailedbusinessmodelbecausetheyhaveinvestedinaseparationofchurchandstate,bywhichcaringaboutbusinessunderminestheircommitmenttotheirdiscipline-evenwhenthebusinessathandistheirowneconomicexploitationandthatoftheirstudents.Thoseofuswhodaretotalkaboutbusinessmodelsaremalignedaspro-businessDharshwords,StephenDownes!(http://diyubook.com/)

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