Longtime Higher Ed Leader (and Former U.S. Congressman) Argues For a ‘Networked College’

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You’re talking about the LMS project, Sakai ? And I remember one of the MOOC founders who said five years later, well MOOCs have failed as an educational experiment. The campus of the future will be “networked,” argues Peter Smith, meaning that more and more academic-related services will be outsourced. That, in theory, will allow each campus to focus its energies on what it can do best and turn to outside companies and nonprofits for the rest.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. ” UC Davis suffered a week-long LMS outage , and lots of folks had to weigh in with their thoughts on what this meant about Sakai , running one’s own infrastructure , and open source. Via Edutechnica : “ Sakai by the Numbers.”

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” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “ Sakai Is Probably Healthier Than You Think,” Michael Feldstein suggests. Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.”