DSC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!

DC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!   “What if neither distance nor language mattered? What if technology […]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable [Vander Ark]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable — from linkedin.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: The first external partner, the Hong Kong […]

Cambridge library installation gives readers control of their sensory space [Schoenbaum]

Cambridge library installation gives readers control of their sensory space — from cambridge.wickedlocal.com by Hannah Schoenbaum Excerpts: A luminous igloo-shaped structure in the front room […]

DC: I don’t want this here in the United States. Now what do I do?! How about you?

A Chinese subway is experimenting with facial recognition to pay for fares — from theverge.com by Shannon Liao Excerpt: Scanning your face on a screen […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

Genesis 1:1

Genesis 1:1 — from biblegateway.com 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.   Full moon over Bangkok, Thailand | Photography by ©?Dotz […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

AR will spark the next big tech platform — call it Mirrorworld [Kelly]

AR will spark the next big tech platform — call it Mirrorworld — from wired.com by Kevin Kelly Excerpt: It is already under construction. Deep in […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

Introducing several new ideas to provide personalized, customized learning experiences for all kinds of learners! [Christian]

From DSC: I have often reflected on differentiation or what some call personalized learning and/or customized learning. How does a busy teacher, instructor, professor, or trainer […]

Choice: The key to reaching every student [Graves]

Choice: The key to reaching every student — from flr.flglobal.org by Terra Graves Excerpt: Who doesn’t like to have a choice?  This seems like a no-brainer to […]

Why demand originality from students? Plus several other items for professors and teachers

Why demand originality from students in online discussion forums? — from facultyfocus.com by Ronald Jones Excerpt: Tell me in your own words Why demand originality? […]

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