Technology and Learning
A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
February 1, 2012 - 8:20pm
Sometimes I regret not pursuing a life on the tenure track. Academic freedom and job security both sound pretty good. Life took me in a different direction, however, and at points I need to remind myself that it has been a pretty good ride.
January 31, 2012 - 7:30pm
If your PR people are spending most of their time reaching out to journalists (or even aghast bloggers), then your PR folks are underutilized. They should instead be spending most of their time training, supporting and coaching all the people (everyone) who work in your organization to join the marketing department.
January 30, 2012 - 8:00pm
Us edtech guys and gals are infrastructure geeks. We like to understand, and to talk about, the engineering that makes our systems run. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - have you made a concerted effort to sell The Big Roads to the vast, wealthy, and influential population that makes its living in learning technology?
January 29, 2012 - 6:10pm
January 26, 2012 - 8:30pm
Are you an exporter? Do you sell your services or products to another country? Maybe you work for or teach in a program that has tuition paying students who live outside of nation in which you live. Perhaps your company sells ed tech services or products outside of our borders.
January 25, 2012 - 8:30pm
I want be very careful and cautious when talking about how to best identify and remediate security vulnerabilities in our learning management systems (LMS). The security of our LMS platforms is too important a topic in which to draw conclusions or recommendations in the absence of expert recommendations and an informed discussion.
January 24, 2012 - 8:30pm
On 1/18 Eric Stoller wrote about the lack of a captioning option on the Vimeo web video platform.
January 23, 2012 - 8:30pm
This past week I was sent 10 questions from Rachael Hanel, who asked to interview me by e-mail for a course assignment in the graduate certificate program in Instructional Design for Organizations that she is enrolled in at Kaplan University.
January 22, 2012 - 8:00pm
This February 5th I'll definitely be able to watch the Super Bowl. Legally.
January 19, 2012 - 9:00pm
The Apple Education Event is now available to watch online. Have you checked it out yet? We will have to see how this all plays out in the next 24 months, if Apple's push for iPad textbooks gains any significant market share (vs. mindshare), if textbook prices move at all, and how other digital textbook players such as Inkling, Chegg, and Kno are impacted.