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Mobile and game-based storytelling

A fine new book on mobile storytelling has just appeared in print.  It’s edited by Jason Farman, and entitled The Mobile Story (Routledge, 2014; Amazon).  Articles address a wide range of issues, from augmented reality to museums, GPS, texting, and haunting. … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in 2013

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

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Unusual approaches to the future of education

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!

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Launching a new project: Future Trends in Technology and Education

This week I’m starting a new project.  It’s a monthly email newsletter called Future Trends in Technology and Education, or FTTE. It’s the successor to the Future Trends report I created for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE). … Continue reading

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Launching Future Trends report

This month I fired off the first issue of a monthly report on the future of higher education.  It’s called Future Trends, and goes to leaders of NITLE Network campuses. In each report I present a list of significant trends … Continue reading

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Open education, a new paper

My NITLE colleague Lisa Spiro and I have co-authored a new paper.   “Open Education in the Liberal Arts: A NITLE Working Paper” (April 2012) is a working paper that covers a lot of open education ground.  We describe the … Continue reading

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New Future of Higher Education column

My last Educause Quarterly column just came out, “Imagining the Future of Higher Education”.  And I had a lot of fun with it, from outrageous scenario names to sneaking in ghost stories.

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Collaboration futures: a new column

A new column of mine just appeared.  It’s about the future of collaboration and its impact on education.  I posit a transformed collaboration space, “a planetary field of collaborative play, uneven and dynamic.” This has huge implications for education. …schools … Continue reading

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New article forthcoming on digital humanities

I have a new article about digital humanities coming out next year. Co-authored with my brilliant NITLE colleague Rebecca Frost Davis, it’s “Should Liberal Arts Campuses Do Digital Humanities? Process and Products in the Small College World”.  It will appear … Continue reading

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Winter is coming: guest post on homesteading

I wrote a short meditation on homesteading between winters over at Open View Gardens. I haven’t written much about our family’s homesteading work, beyond our family blog.  The project looms enormously in our lives, as one might expect.  That post should … Continue reading

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