Joshua Kim

Dr. Joshua Kim is the Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).  He has a PhD in demography and sociology from Brown University.  Josh can be reached by e-mail at joshua.m.kim@dartmouth.edu and by Twitter at @joshmkim.  Josh's CV can be found at joshmkim.com.

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July 19, 2010
It's Day 19 and my paperless experiment is actually going pretty well. The iPad actually works as a pretty good substitute for printing out all those PDF's I used to lug around. Some problems I'm still running into:
July 18, 2010
I read The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion for one reason: "John Seely Brown." If JSB writes something, I'm buying. If JSB gives a talk, I'm there (at least virtually). If JSB says to "jump", I'm saying "how far." You get the picture.
July 15, 2010
BbWorld is going on now in Orlando, and I'm 1,400 miles away. Haven't been to BbWorld now for a few years, and I'm starting to wonder if I should be re-adding the conference to my list?
July 14, 2010
"The reason we're in this crazy balkanized media space is that IP law has stymied innovation around media. Put it this way - if you want to write on someone's webpage, or just post a picture you just do it. But if you want to upload a video or edit. not so easy, right? Because media - until more recently, has been so encumbered by proprietary video formats and delivery standards that it just hasn't been a first class citizen on the web."
July 13, 2010
Greg Easterbrook is making two big arguments in Sonic Boom: Globalization at Mach Speed. Future Prosperity: Due to a combination of global trade, the spread of information technology, and the movement toward representative democracies, the 21st century will usher in unprecedented levels and diffusion of global prosperity.
July 12, 2010
Audible just launched it's new iPhone app. I'm so excited. I've played with the app a bit. Here's what it seems to do: 1. You can see and download anything that is in your Audible library. 2. Some advanced playback features. 3. The ability to Tweet, Facebook, or e-mail what you are reading. 4. A note taking tool. 5. News and Events - including featured customer reviews, YouTube Audible links, Audible news and lists. What am I missing?
July 11, 2010
Technology will be one of the essential factors if we hope to bend the educational cost curve. Like health care, but unlike other consumer goods and services, tuition in the past two-decades has risen much faster than either real wages or inflation.
July 8, 2010
Dear Google. Thank you for this opportunity to apply for the Vice President of Global Higher Education. Rather than talk about my experience, strengths, etc. etc., I'd like to use this opportunity to lay out my plans for Google Higher Education in my first year at the company. Within One Year, Google Will: --Offer a free Google Moodle (GMoodle) learning management system (LMS) to any educational institution.
July 7, 2010
Here I'm going on "Gut Feelings" and my "Blink" - an approach I wouldn't necessarily recommend.
July 6, 2010
The first book that I'm going to give to my learning and technology team is Rework, by the guys from 37Signals. 288 concise pages - or less than 3 hours in unabridged audio format. We need more books to be this good and this short.

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