Category Archives: presentations and talks

Campus technology for the climate crisis: a summer 2022 workshop

Last month I offered a workshop on what climate change might mean for higher education. I’m just starting to do this kind of thing, so I’d like to share and document it here. The setting was the ShapingEDU Virtual Summer … Continue reading

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Two professional notices

Greetings from the Christmas week.  I hope you’re all doing well, and that those inclined to celebrate are having a grand time. I’m writing from home, which feels like a rare occurrence after a high octane travel schedule (NYC, Bethlehem, … Continue reading

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From the 2018 ITHAKA Next Wave conference: libraries, publishers, and higher education

Last week I helped emcee the ITHAKA Next Wave conference.  It was a rich and powerful experience, and I want to share some reflections here. The event presented cutting-edge thinking about the future of higher education, from economics to demographics, … Continue reading

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Today, Ithaka’s Next Wave conference

Today I’m in New York helping facilitate Ithaka’s Next Wave conference.  I’m very excited. The event connects librarians and publishers with the latest thinking on how higher education is changing.  That means a great series of presenters, plus continuous opportunities … Continue reading

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My next future of education workshop is November 13th, near Boston

In November I’m conducting a one-day, in-person workshop on future trends for education and technology in the Boston area.  Consider it a sneak peak at my forthcoming book. Here’s the official description: This interactive session takes participants through the leading forces … Continue reading

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Very very brief comments on blockchain and automation

Yesterday I participated in a webinar panel hosted by EDUCAUSE.  The subject was the future of education and technology.  It was originally supposed to be about the 2018 Horizon Report, but, well, my readers know that story. The audience was … Continue reading

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Launching the new NMC digital literacy report today

Today a research project I’ve been working on for several months will be released. The New Media Consortium has organized a new report on digital literacy.  It’s a sequel and expansion to its 2016 report, which I also contributed to. … Continue reading

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Four years in: under the hood of my consulting firm

Four years ago I launched Bryan Alexander Consulting. BAC is how I translate my future of higher education work into real-world impacts.  This post is one of the regular updates I’ve shared, in interests of transparency: so you can learn about the … Continue reading

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What fake news is doing to digital literacy

Yesterday I keynoted a virtual conference on digital literacy and fake news.  Actually, I helped organize an opening panel, then took notes on sessions, then offered a closing presentation. Here are my notes, with a couple of the slides.  The whole … Continue reading

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Digital literacy and fake news: a free online discussion tomorrow

Tomorrow – June 1st – I’m going to present at and facilitate a free, web-based discussion on digital literacy, fake news, and libraries.   Please join us. Here’s the official description: What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped … Continue reading

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