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Higher Education Alert: The Information Railroad Is Coming

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Abstract

Willam. A. Wulf points out that although the exponential pace of technological change cannot go on forever, the slowdown is not on the horizon and is not going to spare us from rethinking the university. Although we can predict the improvement of technology with precision, predicting the societal impact of that improvement is difficult. He explores the implications of technology for higher education by looking at several aspects of universities and noting how they have been or might be changed.

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