I’m happy to announce that my second interview with LJN Radio, “Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education” is now available on the LJN Radio website. From the website: Various uses of technology can be invaluable when it comes to educational … Continue reading LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education
There’s an amazing amount of babble in the news about technology and higher ed. Most of it is rather utopian, and most of the utopian rhetoric is coming from people who have a stake in selling higher ed technology, and almost all of this hype is coming from people who haven’t taught a day in their lives. Google has even recently dropped (wasted) a modest amount of money into researching the effectiveness of MOOCs. I would like to suggest some sound thinking about technology and higher ed. Before I do, though, I’d like to tell you where I’m coming from. … Continue reading Technology and Higher Ed
Yesterday I posted what seemed to me to be a short series of commonsense assertions that don’t even need stating. However, these obvious claims have now been supported by empirical research. The earth-shattering claims made by this research? Earth shattering claim no. … Continue reading Can We Think Clearly about MOOCs?
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My friend Aaron Bady (who may one day learn to spell my whole name!) had the foresight to publish his excellent analysis of temporality, future fetishization, and MOOC evangelism at his online home. He encouraged me… Continue reading Profit, HigherEd and Lessons on the Prestige Cartel