We’ve been “Hacking Edu” aggressively so far this month, with our successful Happy Hour last week, and tonight’s student-propelled Advisory Roundtable dinner. It’s our attempt to boldly re-imagine higher education, moving away from an industrialized, hierarchical model to a more nimble, collaborative one. How do we need to learn? What are we willing to pay for? What are the essential skills of a 21st century workforce? What are emerging trends are already disrupting the traditional model of lecture-based, degree programs? I set the stage for this series of events with my most recent Media Space commentary:
But the driving motivation for the month is our big Four Peaks TV episode under the big top at the University of Washington’s Red Square. The show starts at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19th, but we’re throwing a pre-show party with refreshments at 5 to get things going. Tickets are free, so register and join us!