NYTimes: Finding Hope Online, and Hoping a Job Follows – the story of Raymond Vaughn, out of work window installer, and his foray into online education in hopes to build a new career.
Salon: Gated communities of learning – the cost of higher education keeps rising, at time where it is increasingly an environment.
Ask Slashdot: With a Computer Science Degree, an Old Man At 35? – how should someone a little older than usual get back on track with his or her education?
guardian.co.uk: Online and on the money: – online and state colleges are seeing a boom in growth.
Times Online: Harvard’s masters of the apocalypse
The Internet revolution being felt in media, politics, art, will transform the education system over the next few years. Some related links:
Knowledge@Wharton: ‘The Objective of Education Is Learning, Not Teaching’
a vc: Hacking Education
New Scientist: ‘iTunes university’ better than the real thing
correct me if i’m wrong: The Paradox of Self-Education