Thursday, June 23, 2016

Trash the Traditional Model of Higher Global Education

Christine Ortiz is on to something.  Here's her thinking.  Her ideal university she sees “no lectures, no classrooms, no majors, no departments."  It will exemplify a trend that is reshaping how some students learn.  So we can begin to think about trashing the traditional model of higher global education.

Curious?  You should be.  Ortiz, after six years as dean of graduate education at MIT, the materials scientist will leave to found a new university. It should open in the next five years.

Discover more:  A new crop of hands-on universities is transforming how students learn

Meanwhile, check out an example of another cool school concept, the Design Factory, part of Aalto University on the outskirts of Helsinki and inspired by Stanford's ""

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