Forum question: What’s your vision for e-learning?
It’s probably not as sharp as it should be. We need to evaluate the landscape around e-learning very carefully. A lot of (institutions) have moved very aggressively, and being third or fourth is not the best thing strategically. We need to have an advantage. … We need to know where we can be special — and not just one of a crowd putting lectures on the Web.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.