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You Can’t get a Liberal Arts Education From an iPhone

Dave Nimmer was incredulous earlier this summer when he heard Gov. Tim Pawlenty question whether anybody, in 20 years, will bother showing up for a class on a college campus, given the rapid advances we are seeing in technology these days. They absolutely will, Nimmer says, and he explains why today in The Scroll.
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You Can’t Replicate a Liberal Arts Education on an iPhone

As classes move into their third week and students lug their backpacks across The Quad, I can’t help but think of Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s remarks on “The Daily Show” earlier this summer about higher education, its cost and the alternatives.