Reflections on “The first state to offer free community college to nearly every adult” [Siner]

The first state to offer free community college to nearly every adult – from npr.org by Emily Siner Excerpt: The opportunity to go to college […]

DC: 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa. What will this new platform mean/deliver?

From DSC: There are now more than 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa.  I continue to wonder…what will this new platform mean/deliver to […]

“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 […]

A classroom of the future perhaps?

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

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 […]

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 […]

Germany: Makerist raises €5 million Series B

Berlin-based DIY learning platform Makerist has raised a €5 million Series B from Gruner + Jahr Digital Ventures, Ringier Digital Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and OZ […]

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 […]

Your Comfort Zone is Your Enemy!

Back after some days and feeling good! Hope you are too! Today I want to discuss about comfort zone because I was feeling that I was in […]

Heads-up higher ed! These vendors can help us bring remote learners into our face-to-face based classrooms! [Christian]

From DSC: In terms of learning, having to be in the same physical place as others continues to not be a requirement nearly as much […]

What are the ramifications for higher education re: the *massive* changes beginning to take place due to AI, automation, & robotics?

From DSC: The recent pieces below made me once again reflect on the massive changes that are quickly approaching — and in some cases are […]

Will higher ed learn from the world of retail, before the “Next Amazon.com of Higher Education” hits the scene?

Retailers cut tens of thousands of jobs. Again. — from money.cnn.com by Paul R. La Monica The dramatic reshaping of the American retail industry has, […]

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