Re: NOW(-ish): Education

Dan Fabulich (
Sun, 28 Mar 1999 16:51:29 -0500

At 10:15 PM 3/28/99 +0100, you wrote:
>Dan Fabulich wrote:
>> What makes this technically different from a college,
>> aside from the decreased emphasis on examinations?
>Decreased emphasis on examinations is (in most cases) enough to make for an
>entirely different environment. The emphasis is on flexibility. Course
>length is not defined. Course structure is not defined. Course content is
>not defined. In many ways the difference will depend on what sort of
>education you have or are receiving - in my experience 'flexible' is
>definitely not a term I would associate with any level of education or

I ask, because there are already colleges out there which allow for a great deal of flexibility. Have you taken a look at Hampshire college, for example?

There are others like it.


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