Reflections on “HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course” [Lestch]

HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course — from edscoop.com by Corinne Lestch Students in MOOC adaptive learning experiment scored nearly 20 […]

Two methods to help us pulse check the landscapes: Google Alerts & Feedly [Christian]

From DSC: Given the exponential pace of technological change that many societies throughout the globe are now on, we need some tools to help us […]

DC: Hmmm…how true: “The digital age rewards change and punishes stasis.”

From DSC: Hmmm…how true: “…the digital age rewards change and punishes stasis.” (source) Which reminds me of a photo I took just yesterday morning at […]

IBM to train 25 million Africans for free to build workforce [Prinsloo]

IBM to Train 25 Million Africans for Free to Build Workforce — from by Loni Prinsloo * Tech giant seeking to bring, keep digital jobs […]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning [Meyer]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning — from thejournal.com by Leila Meyer iNACOL offers ideas for implementing personalized learning in K-12 schools with the […]

Walking into your local cafe, would you like a robot barista? See this item from J. Walter Thompson Intelligence.

From J. Walter Thompson Intelligence’s Weekly Roundup      From DSC: For me, using robots for baristas could take away from the charm/overall experience of […]

Alexa got 4,000 new skills in just the last quarter! | DC: What are the teaching & learning ramifications of this?

Excerpt from Amazon fumbles earnings amidst high expectations (emphasis DSC): Aside from AWS, Amazon Alexa-enabled devices were the top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com […]

What are the future ramifications — for higher education — of an exponential population growth curve, esp. re: access? [Christian]

From DSC: The following questions came to my mind today: What are the future ramifications — for higher education — of an exponential population growth […]

Excerpts from “A world without work” [Thompson; The Atlantic]

  A world without work — by Derek Thompson; The Atlantic — from July 2015 Excerpts: Youngstown, U.S.A. The end of work is still just […]

If you can have a vivid sense of presence – using VR – at an NBA game, why cant’ we bring remote learners into F2F classrooms?

  You can be sitting ‘courtside’ at NBA games with virtual reality — from mercurynews.com by Bill Oram Excerpt: “The result is a really strong […]

The Periodic Table of AI [Hammond]

The Periodic Table of AI — from ai.xprize.org by Kris Hammond Excerpts: This is an invitation to collaborate.  In particular, it is an invitation to […]

11 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 [Kelly — with Aldridge, Au, Christian, Powell, & Ventimiglia]

    11 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly — with Susan Aldridge, Gerard Au, myself, Marci Powell, […]

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