A deep look at Tech & Learning from an unusual perspective. This is a substantive paper, well worth reading. The Crisis in Higher Education was written by Nicholas Carr, the author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. "
"A hundred years ago, higher education seemed on the verge of a technological revolution. The spread of a powerful new communication network—the modern postal system—had made it possible for universities to distribute their lessons beyond the bounds of their campuses. Anyone with a mailbox could enroll in a class."