Higher Education Webinars
A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
March 10, 2011 - 11:15pm
"By the end of 2012, South Korea intends to connect every home in the country to the Internet at one gigabit per second. That would be a tenfold increase from the already blazing national standard and more than 200 times as fast as the average household setup in the United States."--from The New York Times's "Home Internet May Get Even Faster in South Korea," 2/21/11
March 9, 2011 - 9:00pm
A career in educational technology means days spent working with people who (hopefully) know more than you do about almost everything. I started this life teaching college (sociology); everything I know about technology (and learning design for that matter) is attributable to the generosity of my colleagues.
March 8, 2011 - 7:30pm
This post is written for three audiences:- People willing to pull apart, critique and improve upon the idea.- People who are smarter than I am who can actually program, develop and create.- People who are richer than I am, who can pay the programmers and developers to make this idea a reality. Call it an elevator pitch by blog post. All rights reserved. The Theory:
March 7, 2011 - 8:15pm
Courses are Apps, Colleges are Platforms. Courses are like Apps Because:
March 6, 2011 - 10:11pm
Yes. Ian Morris' Why the West Rules--for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future is perhaps the best argument for why we should keep investing in training PhDs and allocating resources to our institutions of higher learning.
March 3, 2011 - 10:15pm
Dear Apple. I'm ready to trade you my EDU soul in exchange for the following products:
March 2, 2011 - 10:45pm
Sending shockwaves through the ed tech establishment, Apple unveiled the iPad LMS at the March 2nd iPad 2 event. The iPad LMS, and corresponding Mac/PC and web Apps, was the third major iPad 2 software announced, alongside the new iPad 2 versions of iMovie and GarageBand. Taking advantage of the new A5 dual-core processor and dual cameras, the iPad LMS offers the following authoring, collaboration, and learning features:
March 1, 2011 - 10:00pm
My latest computer purchase is a Lenovo X201T Tablet. Around $1,500 - with 4 gigs of RAM and some other goodies. Am I the last person on earth to purchase a Windows 7 tablet computer? In all the talk about tablets, we never hear much about the Windows 7 version.
February 28, 2011 - 8:31pm
A company and service that I really like is Carbonite and its online backup service. I am actually a Carbonite Pro customer, a service that allows for central management of an unlimited number of computers (you pay by the amount of data backed up).
February 27, 2011 - 9:30pm
The last TV series that I sat and watched all the episodes straight through was the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) series "Intelligence". I watched both seasons, (there were only two - 25 episodes), via the Netflix streaming app on my iPad. 3 Thoughts:
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