Geoff Shullenberger is a teacher and writer based in Monterey, California.

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Secularizing the Tech Debate

November 11, 2013 · Online Articles

Evgeny Morozov and Jaron Lanier, themselves lapsed true believers in the Internet gospel, warn that the widespread and quasi-messianic enthusiasm for the Internet underwrites a technocratic agenda inimical to the survival of democracy. But their critiques never fully grapple with larger political and economic questions. {…}

By Geoff Shullenberger
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The New MOOC Strategy: Rise of the Higher Ed Empires

August 7, 2013 · Online Articles

The initial promise was that Massively Open Online Courses would function as a free educational commons, along the lines of other free internet resources. The new MOOC strategy, however, involves rich universities being paid by poor ones. {…}

By Geoff Shullenberger
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The MOOC Revolution: A Sketchy Deal for Higher Education

February 12, 2013 · Online Articles

Early on in the 2012 presidential campaign, the New York Times reported on Mitt Romney’s promotion of a for-profit Florida university called Full Sail. This advocacy, which seems to have helped Romney expand his donor base (the Times found that … {…}

By Geoff Shullenberger