[LINK] the net, higher ed, and change

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Fri Jun 12 18:52:10 EST 2009

On 12/06/2009, at 6:10 PM, David Lochrin wrote:

> I received a traditional education at Sydney University, and believe  
> me it involved far, far more than reading course notes.  I suggest  
> that a "degree" obtained by sitting at home in front of a terminal  
> is at best a vocational training course, not an education.

Well said, David. The distinction between vocational courses and 'an  
education' has never been expressed more succinctly. Both of my  
children, who are attending university at present, concur.



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