TITLE: Is He Talking About News, or Classroom Content? AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: July 14, 2009 1:06 PM DESC: ----- BODY: Seth Godin says:
People will not pay for by-the-book rewrites of news that belongs to all of us. People will not pay for yesterday's news, driven to our house, delivered a day late, static, without connection or comments or relevance. Why should we?
Universities may not be subject to the same threats as newspapers, due in some measure to But Godin's quote ought to cause a few university professors considerable uneasiness. In the many years since I began attending college as an undergrad, I have seen courses at every level and at every stop that fall under the terms of this rebuke. -----