On Campus

Dawn of the cyberstudent

This article from The Guardian discusses some of the ways in which post-secondary institutions are being challenged to keep up with web 2.0 and our changing students:

[S]tudents will soon be mixing their higher education experiences from resources all over the world, choosing to study at Harvard, say, while listening to lectures from Oxford, taking part in discussion groups at the University of Mumbai, and sitting exams somewhere entirely different. Thanks to ever more rapid advances in technology, the university experience of undergraduates and academics in 2020 will be radically different from that of their 2008 predecessors.