“Gone are the days you can delegate the job of keeping up with technology to the IT staff.”

From DSC: Though slightly older, this article has some solid advice that I think we in higher education need to heed as well.   The […]

Nice experimentation here: “College classrooms try letting far-away Ss attend via remote-control stand-in” [Johnson]

Robot students? College classrooms try letting far-away students attend via remote-control stand-in — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: Someone looking in on Bill McCaw’s […]

A classroom of the future perhaps?

From DSC: A classroom of the future perhaps? These graphics depict VR-based chats/talk shows from @guntersuniverse          

Faculty members & teachers: Do your students a huge favor & assign them a digital communications project next time.

From DSC and Adobe — for faculty members and teachers out there: Do your students an enormous favor by assigning them a digital communications project. […]

The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs [Meghan Bogardus Cortez at edtechmagazine.com]

  The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs — from edtechmagazine.com by Meghan Bogardus Cortez These administrative all-stars, IT gurus, teachers and […]

Veeery interesting. Alexa now adds visuals / a screen! With the addition of 100 skills a day, where might this new platform lead?

Amazon introduces Echo Show The description reads: Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video […]

Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college shrinks. [Straumsheim]

‘Volatile’ but growing online ed market — from insidehighered.com by Carl Straumsheim Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college […]

This animation is a great illustration of a Learning Ecosystem. [Christian]

From DSC: I ran across this animation that I saw over 7 years ago (and recorded some audio/thoughts about it at that time).  I did […]

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training [Rainie & Anderson] DC: What changes should HE make *immediately*?

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training — from by Lee Rainie and Janna Anderson As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and […]

Making sure the machines don’t take over [Frary]

Making sure the machines don’t take over — from raconteur.net by Mark Frary Preparing economic players for the impact of artificial intelligence is a work […]

DC: Will Starbucks, Apple Stores, etc. be “learning hubs” of the future? Apple announces their “Today at Apple” program

From DSC: After seeing the postings below, it made me wonder: Will Starbucks, Apple Stores, etc. be “learning hubs” of the future? i.e., places that […]

Credentials, Reputation, and the Blockchain [Schmidt]

Credentials, Reputation, and the Blockchain — from er.educause.edu by J. Philipp Schmidt Using the blockchain and strong cryptography permits creating certifications that put us in […]

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