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Educational technology in an age of Trump: a risk to students?

I find this suggestion by Audrey Watters extremely plausible. Full interview here.

I think that education data should be a top priority under the new Trump regime.

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Thinking

Yet another on the Canvas....

I am jumping on board the Canvas-wagon along with many others in ECI834 such as Carla, Sarah, Nicole, and Andy. (I would love to say that was an intentional… 786 more words

ECI834

The MOOC as a trojan horse

I’ve long had an ambivalent relationship to MOOCs. In principle, I don’t see anything wrong with the idea of distance learning of this sort and they are something that I’ve personally enjoyed in the past. 1,113 more words

Thinking

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Leading Learning

I listen because your words compel me.

I listen because your voice enriches my life.

As you share your voice, through text, words, images, voice recordings or videos you add depth and meaning to what it means to be human.

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Talking

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it,” computer scientist Alan Kay once famously said. I’d wager that the easiest way is just to make stuff up and issue a press release.

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History

Technological predictions as evangelism

Alan Jacobs pointed to a recent talk given by Audrey Watters, which focused on the way that dramatic but (she contends) poorly thought-out predictions about the technological future are meant to shape the future rather than to to predict it in good faith. 672 more words

Modern World