This week’s collection of opportunities for exhibitions, residencies and grants. Continue reading
Category Archives: Education
Last week, ARTINFO’s Alanna Martinez compiled a list of “The 10 MFA Programs That Give You the Most Bang For Your Buck.” My graduate alma mater, Tyler School of Art, made the list along with Hunter, MIT, and Cal Arts, among others.
Last Friday, The New York Times published an op-ed by Mark Edmundson titled “The Trouble With Online Education,” in which the UVA professor criticizes many universities’ focus on developing distance learning tools and programs and argues that an online education will always be inferior to a “real” course.
“A real course creates intellectual joy, at least in some. I don’t think an Internet course ever will. Internet learning promises to make intellectual life more sterile and abstract than it already is — and also, for teachers and for students alike, far more lonely.” Continue reading