@Martin I always think of that godawful video (you know the one where students hold up signs that say “I Facebook through my classes”) when I hear “education is broken”, I see it as a component of a neoliberal society that demands and expects unlimited choice and personalisation.

I’m having a (very mild, and tempered with a lot of respect for the amazing things they have done) go at Jim and The Downes because they are in some danger of becoming useful idiots and I know they would expect us to pick them up on it.