The University in the Networked Economy and Society: Challenges and Opportunities


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Economics | Education | Participation & Uses | Social Media & Social Software


The networked information economy and society present a new social, technical, and economic environment within which the university functions. To understand the new challenges and opportunities this environment presents, we need a usable characterization of the core new characteristics of both the environment and the university as a system and how those characteristics interact to define today’s challenges.