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Where does net neutrality stand in fall 2018?

What’s happening with net neutrality, and what does it mean for education? To find out I’m devoting this Thursday’s Future Trends Forum to a conversation with Jarret Cummings.  Jarret is the director of Policy and Government Relations at EDUCAUSE, and … Continue reading

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This Thursday: net neutrality and education in 2018

This week on the Future Trends Forum we’re returning to net neutrality and education, with the help of one of educational technology’s leaders on the issue.  On Thursday, January 25th, from 2-3 pm EST, we’ll be joined by Jarret Cummings, … Continue reading

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Libraries, ed tech, net neutrality, and online learning: this month on the Future Trends Forum

Over the rest of January the Future Trends Forum will explore several vital issues for the future of education and technology: Monday, January 8: Katie Linder, research director for Oregon State University’s Extended Campus, will introduce an exciting and possibly … Continue reading

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After net neutrality: how should educators respond?

On December 14th, 2017, the United States FCC ended its policy of net neutrality. I’ve been writing about this topic for some time (on balkanization; on EDUCAUSE; on Internet2; on ISTE and NMC; on zero rating) and now would like … Continue reading

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Internet2 on net neutrality

How is higher education responding to net neutrality’s impending demise? To answer this question, last week I interviewed the policy director for EDUCAUSE, the largest education and technology group.  The heads of ISTE and the New Media Consortium also published … Continue reading

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Two more ed tech organizations come out swinging for net neutrality

What does the impending FCC shift away from net neutrality mean for education and technology? Yesterday I posted my interview with EDUCAUSE’s policy director.  Jarret Cummings explained that organization’s position in favor of net neutrality. Today the Chronicle of Higher … Continue reading

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Update: EDUCAUSE responds to the FCC's new net neutrality policy move

What should higher education do about the United States FCC‘s upcoming move against net neutrality? To get a handle on this question I interviewed Jarret Cummings, the director of policy and government relations for EDUCAUSE.  Jarret was very generous with his … Continue reading

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Net neutrality versus social justice: the case for zero rating

Could one argue against net neutrality in order to support poor people?  This seems to be what Wikipedia is urging, and offers all of us an unusual spin on the net neutrality question. The key to this approach is that it … Continue reading

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Down with that new-fangled technology: a Vermont anecdote

This morning it was around -10 °F (-23 °C) before the sun rose: It’s been colder, but rarely so bright at night.  Yet that’s not the anecdote I wanted to share. A few days ago Vermont Public Radio shared a … Continue reading

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On the solstice, dark thoughts for 2018

Today is the winter solstice.  It is the longest night of the year, for those of us on Earth’s northern hemisphere.  In that hemisphere’s northern country, where I live, it can also be a day of cold, snow, and ice, … Continue reading

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