The New University<br />Peg Faimon, Naus Family Faculty Scholar and Professor<br />Glenn Platt, C. Michael Armstrong Chair...
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The Role of Higher Education<br />So what’s the Purpose of a university anyway?<br />
The Role ofHigher Education<br />Convey knowledge.<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />Create knowledge.<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />Develop the person.<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />Contribute to society.<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />Signal ability.<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />Seed innovation.<br />
But the system is breaking down.<br />University System Collapse<br />
University System Collapse<br />The cost is too high.<br />
University System Collapse<br />You have to go to mountain.<br />
University System Collapse<br />There’s no control over the clock.<br />
University System Collapse<br />The “experts” are local.<br />
University System Collapse<br />Universities change one funeral at a time.<br />
University System Collapse<br />Faculty hire people just like themselves.<br />
University System Collapse<br />Tenure is broken.<br />
What’s Driving this breakdown?<br />Tectonic Change<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Changing demographics.<br />Tectonic Change<br />Changing demographics.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Change in learning styles.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Collapse of disciplinary structure.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Acceleration of K-12.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Flattening of knowledge hierarchy.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Students [+ parents]as consumers.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Employers active in curricula.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />Location independence.<br />
Tectonic Change<br />The internet.<br />
educational entrepreneurs have stepped in to fill the gap.<br />The Disruptors<br />
The Disruptors<br />Open courseware.<br />The Disruptors<br />
The Disruptors<br />Free online lectures.<br />
The Disruptors<br />Accessible educational content.<br />
The Disruptors<br />Online learning networks.<br />
The Disruptors<br />Structured curricula.<br />
Online universities.<br />The Disruptors<br />
The Role of Higher Education<br />So what’s the Purpose of a university anyway…Revisited<br />
The Role ofHigher Education…Revisited<br />Convey knowledge.<br />
The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Create knowledge.<br />
The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Contribute to society.<br />
The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Signal ability.<br />
The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Seed innovation.<br />
The end of the university.<br />Mainstream Media<br />
So, how does the Traditional university evolve?<br />The New Professor<br />
The New Professor<br />Experiencedesigner.<br />
The New Professor<br />Project manager.<br />
The New Professor<br />Angel investor.<br />
The New Professor<br />Curator.<br />
The New Professor<br />Resource Allocator.<br />
The New Professor<br />Lifecoach.<br />
The New Professor<br />Validator.<br />
The New Professor<br />Innovator.<br />
Where to begin<br />The New University<br />
The New University<br />Experiential learning.<br />
The New University<br />Multi-institutional collaborations.<br />
The New University<br />Train PhDs to think more contextually.<br />
The New University<br />Strategic industry and non-profit partnerships.<br />
The New University<br />Re-examine tenure.<br />
The New University<br />Student-driven inquiry.<br />
The New University<br />Facilitate collaboration.<br />
The New University<br />De-privilege institutional content.<br />
The New University<br />Accept failure.<br />
The New University<br />Focus on questions not departments.<br />
Next Steps<br />Next Steps<br />Think like entrepreneurs.<br />The New University<br />Courtesy of Balitimore Print Studio...
Next Steps<br />Be transparent and open.<br />
Next Steps<br />Hire people who think this way.<br />
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  1. 1. The New University<br />Peg Faimon, Naus Family Faculty Scholar and Professor<br />Glenn Platt, C. Michael Armstrong Chair and Professor<br />Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies<br />Miami University, Oxford, Ohio<br />Presidential Mountain Retreat 2010<br />
  2. 2. Links can be found at http://tinyurl.com/newuniversitylinks<br />Slides can be found at http:/tinyurl.com/newuniversityslides<br />new ways to learnnew ways to teachNew business models<br />
  3. 3. The Role of Higher Education<br />So what’s the Purpose of a university anyway?<br />
  4. 4. The Role ofHigher Education<br />Convey knowledge.<br />
  5. 5. The Role of Higher Education<br />Create knowledge.<br />
  6. 6. The Role of Higher Education<br />Develop the person.<br />
  7. 7. The Role of Higher Education<br />Contribute to society.<br />
  8. 8. The Role of Higher Education<br />Signal ability.<br />
  9. 9. The Role of Higher Education<br />Seed innovation.<br />
  10. 10. But the system is breaking down.<br />University System Collapse<br />
  11. 11. University System Collapse<br />The cost is too high.<br />
  12. 12. University System Collapse<br />You have to go to mountain.<br />
  13. 13. University System Collapse<br />There’s no control over the clock.<br />
  14. 14. University System Collapse<br />The “experts” are local.<br />
  15. 15. University System Collapse<br />Universities change one funeral at a time.<br />
  16. 16. University System Collapse<br />Faculty hire people just like themselves.<br />
  17. 17. University System Collapse<br />Tenure is broken.<br />
  18. 18. What’s Driving this breakdown?<br />Tectonic Change<br />
  19. 19. Tectonic Change<br />Changing demographics.<br />Tectonic Change<br />Changing demographics.<br />
  20. 20. Tectonic Change<br />Change in learning styles.<br />
  21. 21. Tectonic Change<br />Collapse of disciplinary structure.<br />
  22. 22. Tectonic Change<br />Acceleration of K-12.<br />
  23. 23. Tectonic Change<br />Flattening of knowledge hierarchy.<br />
  24. 24. Tectonic Change<br />Students [+ parents]as consumers.<br />
  25. 25. Tectonic Change<br />Employers active in curricula.<br />
  26. 26. Tectonic Change<br />Location independence.<br />
  27. 27. Tectonic Change<br />The internet.<br />
  28. 28. educational entrepreneurs have stepped in to fill the gap.<br />The Disruptors<br />
  29. 29. The Disruptors<br />Open courseware.<br />The Disruptors<br />
  30. 30.
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  35. 35. The Disruptors<br />Free online lectures.<br />
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  38. 38.
  39. 39.
  40. 40. The Disruptors<br />Accessible educational content.<br />
  41. 41.
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  43. 43.
  44. 44.
  45. 45. The Disruptors<br />Online learning networks.<br />
  46. 46.
  47. 47.
  48. 48. The Disruptors<br />Structured curricula.<br />
  49. 49.
  50. 50. Online universities.<br />The Disruptors<br />
  51. 51.
  52. 52.
  53. 53. The Role of Higher Education<br />So what’s the Purpose of a university anyway…Revisited<br />
  54. 54. The Role ofHigher Education…Revisited<br />Convey knowledge.<br />
  55. 55. The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Create knowledge.<br />
  56. 56. The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Contribute to society.<br />
  57. 57. The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Signal ability.<br />
  58. 58. The Role of Higher Education…Revisited<br />Seed innovation.<br />
  59. 59. The end of the university.<br />Mainstream Media<br />
  60. 60.
  61. 61.
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  63. 63.
  64. 64.
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  66. 66. So, how does the Traditional university evolve?<br />The New Professor<br />
  67. 67.
  68. 68.
  69. 69. The New Professor<br />Experiencedesigner.<br />
  70. 70. The New Professor<br />Project manager.<br />
  71. 71. The New Professor<br />Angel investor.<br />
  72. 72. The New Professor<br />Curator.<br />
  73. 73. The New Professor<br />Resource Allocator.<br />
  74. 74. The New Professor<br />Lifecoach.<br />
  75. 75. The New Professor<br />Validator.<br />
  76. 76. The New Professor<br />Innovator.<br />
  77. 77. Where to begin<br />The New University<br />
  78. 78. The New University<br />Experiential learning.<br />
  79. 79. The New University<br />Multi-institutional collaborations.<br />
  80. 80. The New University<br />Train PhDs to think more contextually.<br />
  81. 81. The New University<br />Strategic industry and non-profit partnerships.<br />
  82. 82. The New University<br />Re-examine tenure.<br />
  83. 83. The New University<br />Student-driven inquiry.<br />
  84. 84. The New University<br />Facilitate collaboration.<br />
  85. 85. The New University<br />De-privilege institutional content.<br />
  86. 86. The New University<br />Accept failure.<br />
  87. 87. The New University<br />Focus on questions not departments.<br />
  88. 88. Next Steps<br />Next Steps<br />Think like entrepreneurs.<br />The New University<br />Courtesy of Balitimore Print Studios<br />
  89. 89. Next Steps<br />Be transparent and open.<br />
  90. 90. Next Steps<br />Hire people who think this way.<br />
  91. 91. Links can be found at http://tinyurl.com/newuniversitylinks<br />Slides can be found at http:/tinyurl.com/newuniversityslides<br />new ways to learnnew ways to teachNew business models<br />

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