Clayton Christensen: Bottom 25 Percent of Colleges will Disappear

UNBUNDLING SCHOOL: "A host of struggling colleges and universities--the bottom 25 percent of every tier--will disappear or merge in the next 10 to 15 years," writes Clayton Christensen, the architect behind the "disruptive innovation" theories prevalent in discussions about the fate of the education industry. Once online learning and MOOCs deliver on their full potential by saving students time and money, students "should have the ability to create aspects of a residential experience for themselves" and "arrange for [face-to-face] experiences when it suits the job they need to get done."

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