Technology and academic lives

Jonathan Grudin
2016 Communications of the ACM  
Considering the need to create new modes of interaction and approaches to assessment given a rapidly evolving academic realm. were difficult to organize and few in number. Research labs and departments tended to be fiefdoms or small communities, each existing in a bubble. We relied on people who were within walking distance. Faculty thoroughly trained their graduate students to be full collaborators. They invested in explaining their research carefully to departmental colleagues to get
more » ... ues to get feedback, ideas, and possible collaborations. Departmental colloquia were well attended; faculty often commented cogently on talks outside their area. At UCSD, each graduate student presented a project to the department at the end I 'M OVERCOMMITTED AT the moment. I find the university at the center of a huge work speedup." -Vice provost and dean
doi:10.1145/2911980 fatcat:b5zcs7glvjer3nfifphbinevzq