Category Archives: education and technology

Trends to watch in 2016: education and technology

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? Here I’d like to identify trends from 2015 which seem likely to persist or grow over the next year.  I’m building on previous posts about trends in … Continue reading

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Trends, challenges, and developments for higher education’s next 5 years

What’s coming up for education and technology over the next five years?  The New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report for higher education* just derived eighteen concepts for its upcoming report.  Check ’em out, and tell the team if you have a … Continue reading

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Further reflections on EDUCAUSE 2015

Last week was the major EDUCAUSE annual conference.  I already shared materials and thoughts from my various presentations and events.  Here I’d like to offer some more observations. And they aren’t in any particular order.  They are also personal reflections, … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE 2015: my sessions and some observations

Last week I participated in the EDUCAUSE annual conference in the midwestern American city of Indianapolis.  By “participated” I mean gave four and a half hours of presentations, helped with three hours of online presentations, and was interviewed once or … Continue reading

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More humanities seminars online, and they’re not MOOCs

Starting this January forty (40) humanities seminars will kick into action, online.  Twenty-one American colleges and universities are offering these classes for students on each others’ campuses, through an innovative project coordinated by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). These … Continue reading

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Most campuses still refuse to recognize faculty using technology

How do colleges and universities support faculty in using technology?  Badly, it turns out, according to one critical measure. A look back at decades of campus computing strategy finds that the majority of American campuses neither recognize nor reward professors who integrate … 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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