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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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A brace of education and technology trends for 2016

Campus Technology asked a group of us about major educational technology trends for this year.  We discussed developments and likely possibilities for competency-based education, data analytics, makerspaces, mobile, virtual reality, and wearables, web video, and wireless infrastructure, among others.  

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Discussing technology, institutional change, and the future of education

A few weeks ago I had a whirlwind conversation about education and change with Howard Teibel and Pete Wright.  You can find it podcasted here. We touch on a National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) meeting, the … Continue reading

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Inequality and optimism in higher education

Last month the EDUCAUSE media team asked me two really good questions during a video interview: where is the greatest inequality in higher education, and what keeps my optimism going? I answered in just over 3 minutes.

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