Online students multitask more – and not in a good way

Study finds that even those who are inclined to stray do so less in face-to-face classes — presumably because instructors and peers are watching. What are the implications for online learning? And is all multitasking bad? Andrew Lepp wasn’t surprised (and wouldn’t expect most people familiar with higher education to be surprised) by the headline finding of […]

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Traditional schooling is useless: Elon Musk

In a recent interview, inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk explained why traditional schooling is essentially useless. Musk is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors and chairman of SolarCity. He is also the founder of SpaceX and a co-founder of PayPal. In the interview Musk said that, “I think […]

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