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In US News and World Report

A US News and World Report article on higher education and debt quotes me several times.  I speak with Wayne Duggan about the debt problem, higher ed financing, and artificial intelligence possibilities. (Sorry to have been quiet here for the … Continue reading

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On students as critical makers

In October I had the good fortune to sit down with Steve Hargadon and discuss connections between digital literacy and educational making. We touched on a lot of topics in a few minutes, including critical making, libraries, support ecosystems, inter-institutional … Continue reading

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I am profiled by the Connected Learning Alliance

The Connected Learning Alliance published an interview with/profile of me this week.  It was conducted and written by the very great Howard Rheingold. We discuss open education, mobile, gaming and simulations, the power of small colleges and universities, automation, social media, … Continue reading

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Talking about the future of education with university business officers

If you like audio, here’s another interview with me.  I met with the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and talked about all kinds of educational developments.  I’m very excited to work with NACUBO, since campus finance leaders … Continue reading

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Defining personalized learning

What does “personalized learning” mean?  The EDUCAUSE media team asked a bunch of us for our answers at last month’s ELI conference. “Us” = Randy Bass, Tahnja Wilson, Michael Crow, me, David Wiley, Shannon McCarty, and Tristan Denley. It’s only a … Continue reading

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Does technology reduce the costs of teaching?

Can schools use technology to cut the costs of teaching?  I’m one of three consultants consulted by the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article answering that question. My opening gambit: “Over all, technology usually does not help reduce instructional … Continue reading

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Podcasting about the future of education

Here’s an education, technology, and the future trifecta.  Jim Dutcher (SUNY Cobleskill) interviewed me about the future of education for his podcast. He also interviewed with the indispensable Casey Green.  Casey’s the creator and steward of the Campus Computing Project. Jim framed … Continue reading

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