- Interesting to see Tim Berners-Lee's new campaign and Elsevier's move against Academia.edu at the same time. 14 minutes ago
- "Elsevier...started to send academics on Academia.edu takedown notices in batches of a thousand at a time." chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcam… 1 hour ago
- @lottruminates Internally, where's the movement to scale back adjunctification while reducing student debt? No? 4 hours ago
Category Archives: education and technology
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
One librarian makes a strong claim for open access. It’s going to dominate scholarly publishing of articles in journals by 2020 or so, according to David Lewis, at least in the “Gold OA” form. Gold OA could account for 50 … Continue reading
Home broadband continues to grow in the United States, according to the latest Pew Internet & American Life data. Some key findings include: dialup access is dropping:
President Obama unveiled his higher education plan this morning at the University of Buffalo. It’s an important document, and in this post I’ll offer some initial reflections. One key structure links student performance at an institution to the provision of … Continue reading
Last month I had the privilege of attending the New York State CIO conference. Attendees were the chief information officers of all kinds of higher education institutions, from community colleges to medical libraries to research universities. Presentations were challenging and … Continue reading
Leading academic CIO Lev Gonick recently gave a talk on what he called “12 tech trends higher education cannot afford to ignore“. It’s well worth the read for anyone interested in education and technology. I agree with most of these … Continue reading
What do educators fear in 2013? I’ve meet with thousands of people in higher education over the past year. Those people include deans, librarians, media specialists, tenure-track professors, CIOs, CFOs, presidents, adjuncts, all kinds of administrative staff, and not enough … Continue reading