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.

May 19, 2014 - 6:07am
Secrets, trust, and a new learning ecosystem?
October 8, 2013 - 10:37pm
Campus technology advocates would do well to ask technology evangelists and technology providers the question that thoughtful faculty seek to instill in their students: how do you know? 
September 12, 2013 - 6:32am
The new SIS competitor.
May 12, 2013 - 6:49pm
The future of the learning management systems is not about additional course management resources for faculty but rather should focus on “sticky” and engaging learning platforms for students.
December 13, 2012 - 1:31pm
My colleague from São Paulo, Fredric Litto, offers insight and counsel for those interested in exploring academic opportunities and partnerships in Brazil.
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.


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