Higher Education Webinars
A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
February 13, 2012 - 10:18pm
All of my professional career I've had a room of my own. The ability to close the door. Floor to ceiling walls. A window. A desk. A round table and chairs.
February 12, 2012 - 7:30pm
Thank you Barbara Fister for your excellent review of David Weinberger's Too Big To Know, and to William Badke, Matthew Loving, Steven Paschold, Carl Hess, and Theron Snell for continuing the conversation about this terrific book.
February 9, 2012 - 9:10pm
Lately, I've had to become an expert at running projects outside of my expertise. I'm heading up a website project and a room A/V design projects, both subjects I know just enough about to be dangerous.
February 8, 2012 - 8:30pm
Last week, Blackboard showed off its latest release of their core learning management system (LMS), 9.1 SP 8 - code named "Ocho."
February 7, 2012 - 8:11pm
We are suffering under an acute shortage of technologically literate smart fiction. The Fear Index should be read up by everyone who works in and around computing.
February 6, 2012 - 8:26pm
What would you say if you were asked to list the 5 principles, ideas, actions, steps, or investments you would make to support and catalyze innovation in learning and scholarship at your institution?
February 5, 2012 - 10:05pm
I was finally able watch the Super Bowl at home. We don't have cable, satellite or broadcast TV- and for the most part we don't miss it. Restricting our ability to channel surf has resulted in more reading and better (at least more purposeful) video selections. It has been a good choice for our family.
February 2, 2012 - 9:20pm
The big secret amongst many of us who work in online learning is that we are not all that wild about online courses. Sure, we think online courses can be great, and can fill an important need, but what really gets us excited is learning.
February 1, 2012 - 8:20pm
Sometimes I regret not pursuing a life on the tenure track. Academic freedom and job security both sound pretty good. Life took me in a different direction, however, and at points I need to remind myself that it has been a pretty good ride.
January 31, 2012 - 7:30pm
If your PR people are spending most of their time reaching out to journalists (or even aghast bloggers), then your PR folks are underutilized. They should instead be spending most of their time training, supporting and coaching all the people (everyone) who work in your organization to join the marketing department.
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