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Flattening of Higher Education on #CollegeChat October 18

Mark Greenfield, a noted higher education web communications expert and speaker, will discuss how higher education is being flattened and what that will mean for the future of education during #CollegeChat on October 18, 2011 at 9 pm Eastern.

According to Greenfield, “Our system of higher education is based on a model that is centuries old. It was built for a world that no longer exists. Change is coming and faster than you think.” During #CollegeChat, Greenfield will discuss with attendees what the “flattening of higher education” will mean including:

  • What the similarities are between the flattening of the business world and the coming flattening of higher education
  • Whether higher education has already reached the tipping point
  • How will stealth fighter parents replace helicopter parents and how will these parents impact higher education
  • How are the explosion of higher education competitors accelerating the flattening of higher education
  • Why is higher education ripe for the unbundling of services and activities
  • What does the future hold for higher education

Mark Greenfield is a highly regarded, influential member of the higher education web community.   He is an experienced consultant and an award winning speaker who is known for his thoughtful vision of the future of the web and technology on college campuses. He is very active in the web community serving on numerous boards and committees as well as being the owner and driving force behind the uwebd social network, an active community of over 3,500 higher ed web professionals from across the world.

About #CollegeChat

#CollegeChat is a live bi-monthly conversation intended for teens, college students, parents, and higher education experts on Twitter. #CollegeChat takes place on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. PDT/ 9 p.m. EDT. Questions for each #CollegeChat edition can be sent to Theresa Smith, the moderator of #CollegeChat via http://Twitter.com/collegechat , by entering questions online on the CollegeChat Facebook page at http://ht.ly/1XIqV , or by email. More detailed information about signing up for Twitter and participating in #Collegechat  can be found at  http://pathwaypr.com/how-to-participate-in-a-twitter-chat .CollegeChat can also be found on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/collegechat .