Category Archives: Web-based instruction

Educational experiments and the long view.

All this talk of educational innovation here at UW begs the question, what exactly are we innovating? I do think that higher education research and teaching, even with a  500+ year tradition of the small class college instruction, 150+ year … Continue reading

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Ex-Stanford professor: “Universities use methods developed a thousand years ago.”

The following interview appeared in German on today’s Spiegel Online.  It is reproduced here in English for the benefit of UW-Madison readers. – Ed. He was a professer at the elite private university Stanford.  But Sebastian Thrun, expert in artificial … Continue reading

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