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In Your Dreams: Timothy Burke's 21st Century College

Intrigued by Timothy Burke's ideas for the 21st Century College on his Easily Distracted Blog, which is chock full of ideas, commentary, and easily distracts me from working on my book manuscript! Unlike Mark C. Taylor's debacle on the New York Times op-ed page, Burke's plan keeps many of the powerful institutional and curricular aspects of college and university life (from tenure to the links between research and teaching to an emphasis on disciplinary methods and boundaries) while also seeking to open things up to more adventurous and porous spaces of investigation and education.

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