November 17, 2009
Too 'Old School' for Our Own Good?
I came to higher education from a previous career in the newspaper industry. About two decades ago, newspaper companies began to see an unfocused but powerful phenomenon in the distance: the beginning of the digital revolution.
Unsurprisingly for a business that hadn't fundamentally changed all that much in a century, it didn't know what to make of this development. It first ignored, then denied the technological—and soon thereafter cultural—advances until they were beyond