It is no secret that I miss the classroom. After leaving the classroom 16 months ago I knew I would. Don’t get me wrong, I love the work I do and the new learning I have been able to do has been amazing.…
As we celebrate the first anniversary of #etMOOC*, I am overwhelmed with the stories of growth and sharing and learning.
* For those who hear about how MOOCs are a trend, a fad, a failure or a passing phase, here is the kind of MOOC I am referring to:
#etMOOC connected people.…
Though the title of this article I wrote says 10 years, it may be more or less (and given the pace of change, I would lean towards sooner rather than later).
The Professors’ Big Stage – op-ed from the New York Times by Thomas Friedman
I just spent the last two days at a great conference convened by M.I.T. and Harvard on “Online Learning and the Future of Residential Education” — a k a “How can colleges charge $50,000 a year if my kid can learn it all free from massive open online courses?”…
Expert panel brings clarity to MOOCs in Business+MOOCs Hangout — fron onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com
The Business+MOOC Panel
Host: Jay Cross
Educators: Dave Cormier, Stephen Downes, Terri Griffith and George Siemens
Business People: Jos Arets, Bert De Coutere, Lal Jones-Beyy (from Coursera) Mark Finnern, Jerry Michalski
- Business+MOOCs: the Hangout recording — start at 10 mins into the recording
NOTE: Jump ahead/start at 10 mins into the recording
College branding: The tipping point — from forbes.com by Roger Dooley
Change is coming to this market. While there are multiple issues of increasing importance to schools, two stand out as major game-changers.
Important notes for the boards throughout higher education to consider:
Your institution can’t increase tuition by one dime next year.…
First, what prompted the questions and reflections that are listed below? For that, I turn to some recent items that I ran across involving the use of robotics and whether that may or may not be affecting employment:
The work of Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee; for example their book Race Against the Machine
Excerpt of description:
But digital innovation has also changed how the economic pie is distributed, and here the news is not good for the median worker.…
On the train to EduCon, I sat in the quiet car. I relished this idea of quiet time before what I was pretty sure was going to be kind of an overwhelming experience for me. Of course, the quiet car is still a connected car and somewhere on the trip I saw the @remixeducon request for media.…
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This week has traced a contoured landscape similar to the image above: Trough, dip, peak, slide and ripple.
Holidays can be like that, especially when your household is jumbled with young adults coming late/ going soon/ sleeping in/ conspiring.…