Wednesday, April 2, 2014

intelligence squared

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Is the college of the future online? With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?


  • John Donvan, Author & Correspondent, ABC News


  • Anant Agarwal, President, edX & Professor, MIT 
  • Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva Project


  • Jonathan Cole, Provost and Dean Emeritus, Columbia University 
  • Rebecca Schuman, Columnist, Slate and Chronicle of Higher Education

Watch the Debate