Category Archives: classes and teaching

An innovative class on teaching the future

Inside Higher Ed reports on a fascinating class.  David Hochfelder (SUNY-Albany)  is leading a class on applying historical methods to thinking about the future. It’s a very student-centered approach.  “Students select a topic of interest that they analyze for possible futures … Continue reading

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One classroom for one kind of future

Greetings, readers.  I’ve been quiet of late, due to a frenzy of traveling: Providence, Washington, Helsinki, Pennsylvania.  Now I’m back in the bloghouse. And what brings me out of jet lag and a towering pile of emails, back to the … Continue reading

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Professional development on MOOCs with Bryan

This summer I’m offering another instance of my NITLE Shared Practice Leadership Program on MOOCs, Online Learning, and Campus Strategy. It’s an online program for a small group (fewer than twelve) of people working in higher education.  The topic is how … Continue reading

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First thoughts on CFHE12 MOOC

The future of learning MOOC (CFHE12) began today.  I’d like to share some opening thoughts here.  This blog will host some of my contributions throughout.  (It also represents a possible shift here; more on that to come.) Readings are a … Continue reading

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Announcing the NITLE Future of Higher Education Leadership Program

This week I’m announcing the NITLE Future of Higher Education Leadership Program. It’s an online course, very intense, for a small group of people. The program introduces participants to scenario development, trend analysis, environmental scanning, prediction markets, and the Delphi … Continue reading

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