Higher Education Webinars
A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
August 15, 2011 - 9:15pm
So Google is going to spend $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola Mobility. If you read Larry Page's post, one of the reasons that Google chose Motorola is that they have a longstanding commitment to Android:"In 2008, Motorola bet big on Android as the sole operating system across all of its smartphone devices... Motorola’s total commitment to Android in mobile devices is one of many reasons that there is a natural fit between our two companies."
August 14, 2011 - 9:15pm
I'm hoping that we can circle back to Archibald and Feldman's 6/14/11 piece "What Bubble?"Archibald and Feldman write:
August 11, 2011 - 8:31pm
Some of the best advice I got recently about communicating is:"Don't filter information."
August 10, 2011 - 9:45pm
"lecture capture" and "improving quality of our courses" are not phrases I think belong in same sentence--from a tweet by Clint Lalonde @clintlalonde Victoria, BC, Canada, Manager of Learning Technologies, Royal Roads University - linking to my 8/10/11 post on CIO questions.
August 9, 2011 - 9:30pm
Question 1 - Quality: What is your plan to leverage technology to increase the quality of learning at our institution?Some answers to look for:
August 8, 2011 - 9:00pm
"Under a new agreement, the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman, which owns Datatel, plans to buy SunGard Higher Education from its parent company, SunGard Data Systems, for $1.775 billion. Hellman & Friedman would then meld Datatel and SunGard Higher Education into one company under a new, yet-to-be-decided name." --A Back-Office Deal August 8, 2011 by Steve Kolowich3 Questions:
August 7, 2011 - 9:30pm
The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out by Clayton M. Christensen and Henry J. Eyring
July 28, 2011 - 10:15pm
The bankruptcy of Borders and the closing of 400 stores provides an opportunity to think through some lessons for for higher ed? Are we immune from the fate of Borders? 3 Lessons:
July 27, 2011 - 8:45pm
My favorite educators are the risk takers. The academic tech colleagues whom I most admire are the innovators. But with each passing day, I find myself (in big and little ways) becoming an edtech conservative. Perhaps this a natural course that most of us follow in our careers. We get a little more responsibility, and suddenly disruptive change doesn't look so appealing. We have more to lose, and are more accountable if things go badly.Still, I'm concerned enough about my own creeping edtech conservatism that I'm hoping to open a dialogue about this syndrome.
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