LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education

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 success and improved learning. At the same time, people need to be cautious in seeingContinue reading “LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education”

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Technology and Higher Ed

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 inContinue reading “Technology and Higher Ed”

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Can We Think Clearly about MOOCs?

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. 1: Students who develop meaningful relationships with their professors are much more likely to doContinue reading “Can We Think Clearly about MOOCs?”

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Profit, HigherEd and Lessons on the Prestige Cartel

Originally posted on tressiemc:
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 to similarly publish my talk. Here’s the thing: I go off script. A lot. I…

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