Colleges Say Goodbye to Lectures
Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject. Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be slumping in a lecture hall somewhere while a professor droned. But Kippnick has no course lectures. She has no courses to attend at all. No classroom, no college quad, no grades.