Back-to-Class Reengineering Elite Higher Education

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The internet has reshaped significant portions of our social, economic and political life, yet elite higher education remained relatively resilient to these changes through the 2000s.Using evidence from three years of field work at Harvard, Stanford and MIT, this talk analyzes the role of Massive Open Online Courses in accelerating the struggle over the future of elite higher education in the digital era. Presented by Benjamin Gebre-Medhin, professor of sociology.  


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The event will be recorded. This event is being conducted over Zoom. As the host, Mount Holyoke College reserves the right to record this session and the event sponsors will give prior notification to event participants of any intention to do so. The recording feature for others is disabled so that no one else will be able to record this session through Zoom. At all times, no recording by any other means is permitted without prior written permission from the event sponsor or as an approved accommodation. 

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Saturday, May 22 at 9:30am to 10:30am

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