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Beneath the Cobblestones...

Beneath the Cobblestones...

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Audrey Watters

February 16, 2015
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  1. “In 50 years, there will be only 10 institutions in

    the world delivering higher education and Udacity has a shot at being one of them.” ~ Sebastian Thrun
  2. 1. Oxford 2. Cambridge 3. Harvard 4. MIT 5. Stanford

    6. Princeton 7. The University of Google (acquires Udacity, 2014) 8. The University of Pearson (acquires Coursera, 2016) 9. The University of Walmart (acquires University of Phoenix, 2017) 10. BYU The Last 10 Standing...
  3. How would we end up with only 10 universities in

    the world?
  4. End college sports

  5. Axe public funding

  6. Clarify “the purpose” of higher education (i.e. job training)

  7. Hand research over to the private sector

  8. Scrap graduate school

  9. Define education as “content delivery”

  10. “Unbundle” and outsource

  11. Or...