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Digital Tweed

Digital Tweed® is the work of Kenneth C. Green, founding director of The Campus Computing Project. If successful, these posts will inform and entertain, and at times also annoy. A little dissonance can be a good thing.

August 28, 2012 - 9:32pm
A new television ad from UCLA’s Extension Program ups the ante on advertising for online programs.
July 30, 2012 - 7:03pm
If trust is one key coin in the realm of academe, then there is distressing evidence that many college presidents don’t have much faith that their peers at institutions with big intercollegiate programs are in control of these programs.
May 29, 2012 - 8:50pm
What happens if (when?) the public money vanishes from “public” higher education?
April 12, 2012 - 12:10am
The Minerva Project claims to “the first elite American University to be launched in a century.” While this statement may make for great PR, it is also wrong – both semantically and historically.  And it also raises some interesting questions about elite vs. effective higher education.
April 2, 2012 - 10:00pm
Here we go again: another round of “Inside Blackboard,” another long (2800 word) blog.  Last week’s announcements were big and bold.  Let’s break it down into manageable parts.
February 23, 2012 - 8:04pm
Digital privacy has emerged as the coin of the realm in our Faustian pact with social media.
February 15, 2012 - 9:50pm
The campus conversation about data must attend to both numbers and nuance.
January 25, 2012 - 3:00am
Campus leaders report that their institutions do not make effective use of data to aid and inform planning and decision-making.
January 23, 2012 - 10:39pm
Jobs will be large part of the education and election conversation over the next 12 months. 
January 19, 2012 - 10:07pm
The Inference Engine anticipated much of what Apple announced in NYC on Thursday.  Some interesting questions remain.


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