Whatever the discipline, the new online world must find ways to help create new knowledge. Online education cannot run indefinitely, as it does now, on borrowed intellectual capital, disseminating what we already know. Higher education takes its energy, its purpose, from a charged circuit between teaching and research, between sharing knowledge and making knowledge. New forms of teaching must be able to generate new ideas.
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Ayers, Edward L. "A More-Radical Online Revolution." Chronicle of Higher Education 59 (Feb. 4, 2018): B4-B5.