Lines in the digital sandbox

Making sense of the broad transformations underway within society ought to become the raison d’être of the large publicly supported universities. In the new university, it is not information and data transfer that will inform knowledge transfer and education opportunity, but rather structures and opportunities for critically evaluating and gaining competencies in evaluating that data and information. An integrated curriculum informed by active learning strategies and linking the college experience to broader societal can change the nature of the education enterprise.