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Writing a book: some thoughts

What is writing a book like?  How can people best accomplish a long writing project? Several friends have asked to share my experience, partly because I’ve written and seen into print three books (Academia Next, Gearing Up for Learning Beyond … Continue reading

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5 AIs in Search of a Campus

How might AI appear on campus? Last week I published a very short article in EDUCAUSE Review where I tried to imagine how this could play out.  I wanted to try a new approach to the topic, and I also … Continue reading

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My new book is now available for pre-order

My newest book, Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education, is heading down the chute towards publication.  It is, in fact, now available for pre-order from Johns Hopkins University Press. I can share the awesome, glorious, eye-popping cover: Personally, seeing a book … Continue reading

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Writing about my ed tech seminar in EdSurge

I’m writing a series of columns for EdSurge this semester.  The topic: my Georgetown educational technology seminar at Georgetown. buy clomid online buy clomid no prescription generic With each column I dive into one topic we explored in class, along … Continue reading

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Scenario: the alt. residential campus of 2028

What might college campuses look like in the future? I’d like to offer one scenario here, which I’ve variously called “Alt.Residential” and “ARcampus.”   It stems from my recent work, and is feeding into a chapter for my upcoming book, so … Continue reading

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Beyond the Horizon Report: towards a new project

The Horizon Report, produced by the New Media Consortium, seems to be ending with that group’s liquidation.  (To learn more about the NMC’s sudden demise read here and here.) What’s next? Will the Horizon project become a historical artifact and … Continue reading

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More end of the year writing by, about, and around me

As 2017 comes to an end, publications keep sharing my words. At NPR Anya Kamanentz interviewed me about what seems to be happening with for-profit higher education.  (Anya was a fine Future Trends Forum guest.  In fact, she was our … Continue reading

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On being a futurist

Campus Technology just published an article of mine about my futures work and methods.  I introduce trend analysis, environmental scanning, scenarios, and science fiction, then tie it all together with practical tips for campus technology offices. buy nolvadex online buy … Continue reading

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Update on rogue solutions in scholarly communication

Meanwhile, on the scholarly communication front, a new (co-authored) article of mine just hit the web. Back in April I joined a bright and varied group of people at the Open Scholarship Initiative (OSI) 2017 conference.  Our workgroup focused on what … Continue reading

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My new article on the digital divide and the future of education

What does the digital divide mean to higher education? My latest article,  “Higher Education, Digital Divides, and a Balkanized Internet” , appeared this week in the EDUCAUSE Review, as an editor’s pick.  In it I explore what the digital divide actually is … Continue reading

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