U.S. Higher Education

The Brookings Cafeteria Podcast: Stuart Butler on the future of higher education

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Stuart Butler on MOOCs, college costs, and the future of higher education

May 8, 2015, Stuart M. Butler and Fred Dews

“Ten years from now college is going to look a lot different,” says Senior Fellow Stuart Butler in this podcast. Butler, an expert on the future of higher education, economic mobility, budget process reform, and federal entitlement reform, explains how developments in education technology, such as MOOCs, are driving college costs down, changing university business models, and could have a dramatic effect on social mobility in this country.