By Jennifer Demski

The publication of Anya Kamenetz’s DIY U: Edpunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2010) caused quite a splash in the higher ed community. If, as she advocates, highly motivated students can access quality online coursework for free–if they can create their own learning paths based on their interests, passions, and professional needs–what does that mean for the future of the traditional brick-and-mortar institution? Is this a fringe movement, or are we looking at the higher ed of tomorrow? To find out, Campus Technology sat down with three leading visionaries in the open education movement to talk about its potential impact on traditional colleges and universities.

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