EDUCAUSE Review Magazine, Volume 45, Number 2, March/April 2010

Timeless Fundamentals: Changing the Future of Higher Education


Larry Sanger
Three current strands of thought regarding memorization, individual learning, and books have led to a profound mistake: the idea that the tools of the Internet can replace the effortful, careful development of the individual mind—the sort of development that is fostered by a solid liberal arts education.
Lawrence Lessig
Copyright is essential to a diverse and rich culture. Yet the platform—the technology—through which we get access to our culture has changed radically. The existing system of copyright thus cannot work in the digital age and needs also to be changed, radically.
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For an audio interview of Lawrence Lessig by Gardner Campbell, Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Learning and Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning at Baylor University, see <>.
Richard N. Katz
Information technologies have empowered the individual and are unleashing a torrent of change, one that will reshape nearly all of our institutions. To secure the place of the traditional scholarly enterprise, leaders must rethink a number of the fundamentals behind the higher education institution.


Homepage [From the President]
Diana G. Oblinger
Leadership [Views from the Top]
John C. Hitt and Joel L. Hartman
E-Content [All Things Digital]
Andrew Bonamici, Steven G. Huter, and Dale Smith
PodcastIT [Audio & Video Interviews]
Paul Musket, Darla Runyon, and Robin Schulze
New Horizons [The Technologies Ahead]
Mark J. Hager and Raechelle Clemmons
Policy Matters [Campus Environment & Political Context]
G. A. Jackson
Viewpoints [Today’s Hot Topics]
David H. Farrar
www [Worth a Look or Listen @]
More on the future of higher education can be found in the EDUCAUSE online quarterly journal EQ: volume 33, number 1, 2010