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Is it time for the Un-University?

By Shane Joseph, published on Sep 3, 2013

I was watching a news program in which a young man was proposing the “Un-University.” I wondered whether it was another buzzword like the Un-Mortgage, a.k.a. a different mousetrap, but then I slowly realized that this young man was making a lot of sense, with a few caveats.

The Un-University works on the premise that there is so much knowledge available in cyberspace these days that all one needs is the right band of mentors to network with and expand one’s education along the right channels. Seems simple enough, as long as these mentors are findable and willing to contribute for free.... (more)

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