Higher Education Webinars

Technology and Learning

A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology

March 26, 2013 - 9:00pm
I've become enamored with the iPad mini as an e-learning device. The iPad mini, which is 7.9 inches tall and 5.3 inches wide, fits nicely in one hand.  It is also a quarter lighter and half the weight of a standard size iPad, making reading or watching course videos a pleasure.
March 25, 2013 - 9:00pm
The School Technology Leadership Program at the University of Kentucky is an excellent example of an MTOP (Micro-Targeted Online Program).
March 24, 2013 - 9:00pm
Why should MOOCs get all the ink? Let's coin a term, a phrase, a meme. Will the MTOP - the Micro-Targeted Online Program - go viral?
March 21, 2013 - 9:00pm
Our students are leveraging the the web and mobile apps to collaborate, share information, and study together. They are sharing online resources such as videos and learning objects Khan Academy, digital textbook resources, YouTube, iTunesU, and other open online education resources. Students are actively sharing information about study strategies and techniques designed to help each other learn the material and do well on quizzes, tests, and papers.
March 20, 2013 - 9:00pm
This week I led a discussion on academic/vendor relations with a product group at an edtech company.  The meeting was in Canada.  I never left my office in Hanover NH.  We did the whole thing on a Web based collaboration platform.
March 19, 2013 - 9:00pm
Below is a screenshot of what I saw when I opened my Audible.com Library this morning.0 results. No audiobooks. Nothing.  Nada.
March 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
The text that you're reading now did not come from my fingers hitting the keyboard, rather me speaking to my MacBook Air.
March 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
If you haven't had a chance to read about Noodle's acquisition of the Lore, please go check out Doug Lederman's piece from 3/15. Before we get to our questions for Noodle's founder and chairman John Katzman , I think we should first congratulate Joseph Cohen and his partners and colleagues at Lore. We need more people like the Lore founders to start edtech businesses.
March 14, 2013 - 9:00pm
So I need a new backpack. The world's best backpack for anyone that works at the intersection of learning and technology. Do you have any recommendations?
March 13, 2013 - 9:00pm
Everyone in higher ed seems to believe in the power of innovation, while very few of us know how to change how we organize ourselves to move from ideas to execution.

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