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Category Archives: education and technology
How does America’s education system change, if we just passed peak higher ed? One response might be a return to vocational technology curricula. Consider: if the college world is starting to shrink, how will people learn skills for careers? The … Continue reading
The creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, one of the giants of our time, just looked back on the Web’s twenty-five years of history and is not entirely pleased. That’s because the Web is built deeply into … Continue reading
What will the increasing automation of jobs mean for education? The concept is pretty well known by now. We assume that automation of job functions will keep increasing, via robotics, software, or both. Automation will replace individual jobs and even … Continue reading
On March 26th I’ll address the 2014 NERCOMP conference. My topic is, as ever, the future of education and technology, but I’m giving it a twist, thanks to some recent conversations. My title, “The calm between two storms”, is designed … Continue reading
I’ll be leading a webinar discussion on the upcoming Horizon Report this April 3nd. From 2-3 pm we’ll go over technologies, challenges, and other trends for the next half-decade in higher education. The report itself will appear in early February.
Let’s continue this series of year-end trend analysis posts. Now we hit a third category, the one where technology and education combined in 2013. As before, this draws on my FTTE reports. Once again, this is a huge area, so … 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.
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