Thoughts on Steve Jobs and Education

Why are most thought leaders so thoughtlessly opinionated when it comes to education? The Steve Jobs bio offers some insights as to why...

Following the Dreamers: Some Other Observations

More observations based on Parts II and III of the Washington Post series.

Following the Dreamers: Why We Are So Far from a Future Where Everyone's Education Matters

The last chapter of my upcoming book The Seven Futures of American Education talks about why we are so far from a future where everyone's education matters.

Why K-12 Adoption of OL Will Lag

Someone recently asked me why I thought that full scale online learning will be reached for higher ed ~10 years before K-12. Here's my response...

16 Propositions about the Futures of Online Education

This is version three; includes some minor revisions based on my recent (Nov '11) Sloan-C presentation:

Thoughts on USNWR's Plans to Rank Online Education Programs

How Lemony Snicket captures my feelings about USNWR's planned expansion of its rankings empire into online education...

UnCollege: The ETCJ Version

UnCollege — a Bold New Approach to One’s Education? The etcjournal version w/some interesting comments...

UnCollege? A Stroll Down Memory Lane...

Is "UnCollege" a bold new approach to one's education? My reaction: been there, done that; still have the T-shirt in my rag pile though...

More on "Affordable Affordances"

"Affordable affordances" means selecting technologies based on the question, "what can [x] do for you (and your students)?" This post explains this idea in more detail with some examples...

Improving Teaching & Learning in a Screen Captured World (Part 3)

Part 3 of this three-part video series talks about some specific strategies for using the cyberization of education to improve teaching and learning.

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