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James Cartin


yeah this is the policy will directly effect the students who are studying in the private institutions and the cost of their study will increase.

Dixie Darr

Chris Anderson's new book Free suggests that digital information should be free. Could the same be said of higher education? Is education essentially different from information?

Lloyd responds: I do think education is essentially different from information. Roughly, education is learning what to do with information - e.g. analyzing, evaluating, extrapolating, combining. Information is of minimal value without the education to use it effectively. Neither information nor learning appear spontaneously, however, so ultimately someone must pay for the person-power, the technology, etc. for the creation of both. The basic discussion, from my perspective, is who will pay, and when.

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