“Innovators,” the Inside Higher Ed headline has it, “see Zoom University 2.0.” By “innovation,” though, Inside Higher Ed seems to mean “venture-backed profit-seeking.” Here’s the latest entrant in the “space”:
Developed in just a few months, Hall and her team have been furiously coding to create a beta version of InSpace that Champlain College and several other institutions will try in the coming weeks. The university recently awarded InSpace $50,000 to run a pilot program and cover its cloud computing expenses.
The VC-backed ed-tech gold rush continues. The stakes shouldn’t need restating: Will our teaching infrastructure get handed over to for-profit corporations?