Category Archives: Future Trends Forum

The Future Trends Forum leaps into 2017

After a holiday break (and nice online party) the Future Trends Forum is roaring back for the new year. First, a glance back.  The Forum launched on February 11th, 2016, almost one year ago, with Audrey Watters as our first … Continue reading

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Amy Collier today on the Future Trends Forum

Today I’m looking forward to talking with Amy Collier on the Future Trends Forum.  We’re going to discuss critical instructional design, unbundling, remote collaboration, and more. Amy’s the Associate Provost for Digital Learning at Middlebury College, where she: provides strategic vision … Continue reading

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Next week in California: a bumper crop of Forum interviews

Next week I’ll be in Anaheim, California, participating in the 2016 EDUCAUSE annual conference.  A lot will be happening, but I’d like to draw your attention to an unusual event I’m hosting. On October 26 and 27 we’ll hold a … Continue reading

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Which guests would you like to see on the Future Trends Forum?

We’re been running the Future Trends Forum for almost a year, now (gulp). We’ve had splendid guests. The question I’m asking now is: who should we invite next?  Which genius or innovator or thought leader or troublemaker should we haul … Continue reading

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Bridget Burns on this week’s Future Trends Forum

This week’s Future Trends Forum guest is Bridget Burns, the leader of a fascinating multi-campus project. Burns founded and directs the University Innovation Alliance, a group of public universities striving to expand access and inclusivity. Washington Monthly named her as one … Continue reading

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What should we ask Google’s education evangelist tomorrow?

This Thursday I’m excited to host a terrific guest on the Future Trends Forum. He’s Google’s education evangelist, Jaime Casap. Jaime focuses on the links between social justice, technology, access, and education.  In addition to those issues, I plan on asking … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: should educational technology become an academic discipline?

This week the Future Trends Forum explores the idea of turning educational technology into an academic discipline. On Thursday, September 15th, from 2-3 pm EDT, I’ll be joined by professor Edward Maloney, from Georgetown University’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. An … Continue reading

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