Higher Education Webinars

Technology and Learning

A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology

December 11, 2012 - 9:00pm
Is the Google Drive app an iTunes U app killer?  Can the Google Drive ecosystem (web and apps) replace the Apple course content delivery ecosystem (Course Manager and the iTunes U app)?   
December 10, 2012 - 9:00pm
Aaron Bady's excellent critique of Clay Shirky's thought provoking post "Napster, Udacity, and the Academy" provides a powerful window into our most important debates about how higher ed will evolve over the next few years.  The comments to Bady's article, and Shirky's response to his critique, provide strong evidence of the power of an open exchange of ideas and views within an informed community.
December 9, 2012 - 9:00pm
The EDUCAUSE 2013 call for proposals just landed in my inbox. Are you planning on proposing a session, panel, point/counterpoint or poster?
December 6, 2012 - 9:00pm
Did you read about Pearson College in the NYTimes? An (almost, working on it) accredited institution of higher learning situated within the corporate campus, and designed and delivered within the corporate structure, seems like a huge deal to me. 
December 5, 2012 - 9:00pm
The language we use matters when discussing the various players in the education ecosystem. Labels are never neutral, but rather carry with them a history of judgments, debates, and conclusions. 
December 4, 2012 - 9:00pm
I don't know much about K-12 education. Beyond the fact that I have two kids (8th and 10th grade) in our local public middle school and high school, and that I spent 12 years in public primary and secondary schools, my knowledge of the sector is embarrassingly skimpy.
December 3, 2012 - 9:00pm
On Monday we learned that The Daily, News Corp's mobile app only newspaper, will cease publication on December 15th. From the publication's start in February of 2011, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp invested $30 million in creating this short lived digital newspaper.
December 2, 2012 - 9:00pm
Read enough books on behavioral economics and you will internalize the observation that we consistently overrate our own skills and abilities. Wikipedia even has an entry for this phenomenon under the heading "illusory superiority."
November 29, 2012 - 9:00pm
If you have led or participated in a search lately you know how difficult, time demanding, and stressful the process can be. We all complain about the challenge of finding the "right" person for our open positions.
November 28, 2012 - 9:00pm
Reading Consider the Fork is somehow the perfect companion to watching "Downton Abbey," in that they are both very much an upper-class British experience.

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