Emulate Plato and Steve Jobs, university educators hear (@timeshighered)

Excellent, another little example that I use frequently in my training courses (must double check is Plato & not Socrates!): The maturing of digital technology is returning higher education to the age of the School of Athens, when Plato dismissed books as a dangerous disruption to education. That was the argument made by William Rankin, director of learning at technology giant Apple, who said that it was up to universities to ensure that technology was…