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When a liberal arts college starts teaching online

How can a traditional liberal arts campus practice distance learning?  Vassar College launched a pilot program to take face-to-face learning from a residential setting into cyberspace, and its academic computing director, Steve Taylor, tells the story at the Academic Commons site The program … Continue reading

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December webinar

This December I’m going to lead a webinar on future trends for education and technology.  NITLE will host, and anyone from a NITLE network campus can participate. That’s December 12, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm eastern time.

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The next step for MOOCs?

How far will massively open online courses go? One limit to the impact of MOOCs has been their disconnection from college credit. Learners can work through as many MOOCs as they like for personal improvement, but without any impact on … Continue reading

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On the future of higher education, a NITLE video discussion

Today I’m presenting on the future of higher education for NITLE.  For one hour I’ll take people through an introduction to futuring methods, then across a set of scenarios about the ways academia can develop. The tech is interesting, the … Continue reading

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