Category Archives: writing

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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My new book project begins

Friends, I’ve signed a contract with Johns Hopkins University Press for a book tentatively titled Transforming the University in the Twenty-First Century: The Next Generation of Higher Education. I will be doing some of this writing online, and am exploring … 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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My new book is out

I just received print copies of the revised edition of my New Digital Storytelling.  They look very sharp, as well they should.  The designers and publisher did a fine job. Since the first edition came out in 2011, many things have … Continue reading

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A devil’s dictionary of education keywords

Last year I wrote “A Devil’s Dictionary of Educational Technology”.  Inspired commentators joined in and helped build an expanded version. Now I’d like to take a shot at applying Bierce’s satirical approach to educational terminology beyond technology.  May it entertain, … Continue reading

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My very geeky Atlantic Monthly article

My post about the technology and history in the new Star Wars movie got syndicated by the Atlantic Monthly.  This is the first time I’ve appeared in that journal. At the same time a good article about the role of … Continue reading

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Creating a digital literacy report: the survey piece, part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the survey we ran to support the NMC digital literacy report.  Now I’d like to add more details about the survey.  Most notable were people’s thoughts about the future of digital literacy. After asking about various … Continue reading

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