Good Read: Can We Replace Professors With Computer Screens?

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Author Cathy Davidson poses a painful idea: "If you are no more interactive than a YouTube video, then your students should go with the online version."

This past February, as one of the keynote speakers invited to contribute to a lively forum sponsored by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT), I presented a bold challenge to my fellow professors that has since been quoted many times: "If we can be replaced by a computer screen, we should be."

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