Category Archives: presentations and talks

A week of educational dystopias

This past Friday I keynoted a Penn State World Campus conference.  While the event was very energetic and forward-looking, my talk was ultimately quite gloomy, because I focused on offering negative visions of higher education’s future. That was a new approach for me.  Generally … Continue reading

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On keynoting: how I create my talks

I have the privilege of being invited to address many academic, nonprofit, and business groups.  After doing this for a decade, and following some social media brooding on keynotes, I thought I’d put down some thoughts on how this works … Continue reading

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Late March: the calm between two storms

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

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December webinar

This December I’m going to lead a webinar on future trends for education and technology.  NITLE will host, and anyone from a NITLE network campus can participate. That’s December 12, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm eastern time.

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Keynoting the future at SUNY

I addressed a conference of SUNY system about the future of higher education. They streamed the event for your perusal.

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Open education and liberal education

A couple of days ago I presented to the AAC&U annual conference on recent research about open education in the liberal arts world.  Here are my slides. Openedu from Bryan Alexander I was surprised by some of the discussions, and … Continue reading

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On to Arkansas!

Next week I’m heading to Hendrix College, there to present on technology, the liberal arts, and the future of education.

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