Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official
The university model has long been deeply flawed. It has three different missions: “practical training, research and liberal arts education.” Over time, the mission that came to matter most within the university culture was research. Great research institutions derived the most status. And professors who did significant research — publish or perish! — were the ones who reaped the rewards of the university system. On the other hand, actual teaching, which is what the students — and their parents — are paying for, is scarcely valued at all.
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