- @josephenderson Meanwhile, we should expect neoliberalism to fight back very hard. @VCVaile @roopikarisam 32 minutes ago
- @josephenderson Budget realities are very harsh conditions, as per my blog post. @VCVaile @roopikarisam 33 minutes ago
- @josephenderson Real change will require tenured faculty willing to fight to reduce the # of adjuncts. @VCVaile @roopikarisam 33 minutes ago
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Author Archives: Bryan Alexander
Some American campuses are still cutting programs and faculty five years into the Great Recession/some-sort-of-recovery. The most recent examples: twelve Pennsylvania universities. One Minnesota university. One in Washington, D.C. One in Vermont. Adjuncts go, of course, but also tenure-track and tenured faculty. These … Continue reading
“Whatever Happened to Podcasting?” asks Mark Ramsey, and it’s a good question. As Ramsey notes, podcasting still happens, with people making and listening to digital audio, often through syndication. And yet “podcasting is most certainly off the media radar.” That is … Continue reading
American colleges and universities continue to suffer from financial stresses, five years after the worst financial crisis in generations. Nearly half are facing trouble over the next year, and things are getting somewhat worse. That’s according to ratings agency Moody’s.* Let’s take a close … Continue reading
How can wearable computing shape teaching and learning? ELI‘s Veronica Diaz and I think it through. Thanks to Gerry Bayne for editing and sharing.
what would i say? is a fun Web experiment, a bot that generates simulated Facebook status updates based on your own Facebooking. Connect with Facebook, and the bot attempts to be you, combining randomly selected bits of your writing. Technically speaking, it … Continue reading
This post is about too much email. About the cure I used, and its one major weakness. Most of us have suffered from the plague of too much email, and I’m no exception. I used to dread the towering pile … Continue reading
A free ebook on mobile learning has appeared, ably wrangled by David Rogelberg. It’s “Mobile Education – Lessons from 35 Education Experts on Improving Learning with Mobile Technology” , and you can read it embedded below: Mobile Education – Lessons from 35 … Continue reading
EDUCAUSE posted a short interview with me on the Future of MOOCs. I sketch out three possible ways MOOCs could transform higher education.
The London Times interviews me and the cMOOC founders about the state of MOOCs. There are some important points in the article. George Siemens criticizes not only xMOOCs’ lack of experimentation, but their lack of currency: “the pedagogy employed by … Continue reading