Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the coming Transformation of higher Education

by Anya Kamentez

Number of pages: 196

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

BBB Library: Education

ISBN: 9781603582346

About the Author

She is author of Generation Debt and a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. In 2010 she was named a Game Changer in Education.


Editorial Review

DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education is about the future of higher education. It’s a story about the communities of visionaries who are tackling the enormous challenges of cost, access, and quality in higher ed, using new technologies to bring us a revolution in higher learning that is affordable, accessible, and learner-centered.

Book Reviews

Kamenetz depicts the US system of higher education as one in which costs are spiralling, public investment is declining and sustaining broad access is challenging. To this problematic mix, she adds the growing sense that educational quality is eroding in most institutions. The higher education wage advantage largely reflects the stiffer penalty for failing to obtain a university degree. Running to stay in place is becoming a fact of life in the land of opportunity.

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