With few ideas to end its financial crisis, and austerity the theme in Edmonton, Athabasca U edges toward the precipice

David Climenhaga, Alberta Politics, Feb 24, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I hope Athabasca gets through this and thrives. People don't always realize that Athabasca is widely viewed as a great example of Canadian innovation. My time with Athabasca was a valuable experience, and being associated with it has opened many doors for me. Having said that, I note that the more Athabasca became like a traditional university, the less sustainable it became. This was always its lesson, and why it was such a good model for the future. Via my former Athabasca colleague Stephen Murgatroyd.

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