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Technology and Learning

A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology

May 2, 2012 - 9:19pm
The first thing we should all do is encourage discussion about edX. This is big, important,and exciting news. Faculty get excited about ideas, and the edX announcement  contained some great ones.
May 1, 2012 - 10:01pm
This deal could either mean very little or quite a bit for higher ed, depending on how committed Microsoft is to education. Barnes & Noble has 641 college bookstores. Someday soon these bookstores will stop selling dead tree textbooks. Every book, article and textbook on your syllabus will be digital. 
April 30, 2012 - 9:00pm
I read Why Nations Fail this month while traveling in South Korea. The book was much on my mind as I looked across the DMZ at North Korea on the 38th parallel. South Korea, a country of about 50 million people, enjoys a per capital PPP (purchasing power parity) GDP of around $32,000.
April 29, 2012 - 9:00pm
According to James A. Roberts, professor of marketing at Baylor, we have evolved into a nation of irresponsible spenders. The central thesis of Shiny Objects is that many of us have replaced traditional values of community, family, and hard work with those of thoughtless consumption. 
April 26, 2012 - 9:59pm
How many non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with edtech companies have you signed?
April 25, 2012 - 9:00pm
Have you signed up for the Instructional Ideas and Technology Tools for Online Success course?  
April 24, 2012 - 9:00pm
What are some of the dumb things you have done with e-mail?
April 23, 2012 - 9:00pm
When was the last time that you got angry with one of your edtech vendors? Did you express your anger to your contact at the company?
April 22, 2012 - 9:00pm
Just back from a 10 day trip to South Korea. Came back convinced that there is an incredible opportunity to form a Korean based edtech startup.
April 10, 2012 - 9:00pm
What electronics do you travel with? Do you bring different digital devices to conferences vs. vacations? How has your device strategy changed as our screens have proliferated, and the era of constant connectivity has emerged?

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