It’s the focus on broken metrics, silly

Gadi Amit,¬†American Design Schools Are a Mess, and Produce Weak Graduates: Employers like me and my peers need evidence that a new hire has what it takes to hit the ground running. And, given the lack of consistency in design school training, we’re forced to put more weight on portfolio reviews or evidence of skills […]

College from scratch

Clay Shirky hosted an impromptu discussion section this evening on redesigning higher education. He’s put together a wiki page of the best responses, but I feel like I need to record a few too for posterity. The question was simple: If you were going to create a college from scratch, what would you do? AFG85: […]