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Category Archives: future of education
I was struck by two stories from the past few days. Each was interesting, but the combination seemed to encapsulate our moment in the Web’s history. Item: Sir Tim Berners-Lee calls for ordinary people to take back the Web. He … Continue reading
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
EDUCAUSE posted a short interview with me on the Future of MOOCs. I sketch out three possible ways MOOCs could transform higher education.
Today I sent off the latest Future Trends in Technology and Education (FTTE) report. Reflecting back on the past year of these reports, I’d like to share some thoughts about selected trends, and what they might mean for 2014. Distance … Continue reading
I published a new article on “Gaming the Future of Higher Education” over at the NITLE Academic Common site. The short essay describes several approaches, including scenarios, role-playing. and a prediction market. Comments are welcome!
The Digital Scholar site interviewed me about some big ideas in technology and higher education. They published the results in three parts: On digital humanities On MOOC history, hype, and backlash Some futures for higher education They asked good questions. … Continue reading
Are we experiencing peak higher education? That’s what yesterday’s post contemplated. Various responses trickled in via Twitter, Google+, email, comments on my blog post, Facebook, elsewhere in the blogosphere (one awesome post), and by still other means. Discussion raised a number of … Continue reading
Did we just experience peak higher education in the United States? I want to try out this hypothesis as a way of thinking about many current trendlines. Readers and listeners know I have been tracking a large number of grim … 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
President Obama’s new higher education plan has won quite a few reactions. Few have been as passionately critical, thoughtful, and significant as this one from the president of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). Rudy Fichtenbaum demolishes the plan … Continue reading