Archive of posts with tag 'distance learning'

What Universities Do

August 27, 2020 • #

Last week I linked to Mike Munger’s interview on EconTalk where he and Russ Roberts discussed the roles universities play (above and beyond the educational) and the likelihood that these components could be unbundled or disrupted in the post-COVID landscape.


This piece from earlier in the year goes deeper into Munger’s lexicon for separating these roles (using some clever metonyms):

  • The Clock Tower — Even with online courses making asynchronous learning possible, students still...