Category Archives: presentations and talks

Announcing the Future Trends Forum

I’d like to announce a new project I’ve been developing for a while, and that’s about to launch.   The Future Trends Forum is a series of video-based conversations about future trends in technology and education.  It’s based on my FTTE … Continue reading

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Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Last week I participated in the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2016 conference.  It was a powerful gathering of campus leaders and practitioners, organized around a common focus on liberal education. I was there for a few reasons, starting … Continue reading

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Introducing the new Horizon Report in February

The new Horizon Report for technology and higher education is about to appear, freshly created for 2016, and I’m presenting on it twice.  I hope readers who can will consider attending one or both of ’em. On February 4th I’ll … Continue reading

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The new age of inequality and what it means for education: my January talk

What does increasing inequality mean for American higher education?  This was the theme for a talk I gave last week, where I put several years of research together for the first time.  I reproduce and expand on my materials here. … Continue reading

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Does social media control our lives? An upcoming discussion on Malta

Does social media control our lives?  This is the question Alex Grech and I will be discussing Thursday night in Valetta, Malta. The public lecture is organised by the Office of the European Parliament and the Strickland Foundation in collaboration … 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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Robert Reich: economic inequality is starting to silence academic expression

This week Robert Reich shared some recent stories about increasing economic inequality silencing expression in the non-profit world, including education.  These are useful anecdotes and reflections from a perceptive observer. For example, I had [an] exchange last year with the president … Continue reading

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