Category Archives: Future Trends Forum

The next five Future Trends Forum sessions

Greetings, Future Trends Forum friends! I’d like to announce guests for next week and also the entire month of December.  We’re actually scheduling as far out as February 2018, and I wanted to give you all a heads-up about our … Continue reading

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What should we do next with the Future Trends Forum?

We launched the Future Trends Forum in early February 2016.  Since then we’ve engaged nearly 2,000 participants and produced nearly 100 sessions.  What should we do next? I asked this question in the summer of 2016, and the responses were … Continue reading

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From Trump to mobile to Blade Runner: several recent projects on the web from me and other folks

This week a series of projects and pieces I’ve worked on appeared on the web.  Better yet, other people have responded with their own work.  I’d like to bring them all together for one blog post. Some of you know … Continue reading

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This week on the Future Trends Forum: an experiment about mobile education

This Wednesday we’re going to try a new experiment with the Future Trends Forum videoconference. But first, a quick update.  I’ve been leading the Forum since February 11th, 2016.  As of this morning 1,799 people have participated in sessions, with … Continue reading

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Charlottesville and education: our video conversation

Last week we tried an experiment with the Future Trends Forum videoconference discussion.  Instead of having a guest anchor the session, as we normally do, we devoted that Wednesday’s hour to discussing events at Charlottesville. It was a risk, and … Continue reading

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Today on the Future Trends Forum: Charlottesville and education

Today we’re attempting another Future Trends Forum experiment.  Once again we will focus on discussion, and not center it around a guest. Instead, we’re going to talk about Charlottesville and what it means for education. In light of current events, … Continue reading

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Towards the future of the LMS: to Moodle and beyond

Ah, the learning management system (LMS) (VLE to some people).  One of the central ed technologies, as well as one of the most controversial, and yet also accepted as a nearly universal  commonplace. I’ve been tracking it since the 20th … Continue reading

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