Radio Berkman 164: The University in Cyberspace

September 23rd, 2010

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What should be the mission of universities in cyberspace? What can universities contribute to the future of the internet? How can our educational institutions promote ideals of free exchange of information yet cope with the complex intellectual property challenges presented by the net?

A group of academic experts, University professors, administrators, and innovators met up to discuss solutions to this very issue at a conference entitled University and Cyberspace: Reshaping Knowledge Institutions for the Networked Age earlier this summer.

Charles Nesson was one of those participants. He joined David Weinberger in the studio to talk about how the University can tackle these challenges head on.

Reference Section:
The folks behind Communia just announced a Call for Papers on the impacts of internet and IT on education. Submit your work!
Selected video highlights from the Communia 2010 conference
More from the Communia 2010 conference
More about Communia
Charles Nesson on Universities in a Google world
Take a trip back… to the Internet and Society Conference 2007 on University, Knowledge Beyond Authority

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Podington Bear: Squeaky Song
Neurowaxx: Tsi Tsi Fly
Morgantj: Raindrops
Podington Bear: Jackie and Floyd

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