‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ [Gooblar]

‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ — from chronicle.com by David Gooblar Excerpts: All of which leaves many newcomers to teaching — and some classroom […]

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 […]

The five most important new jobs in AI, according to KPMG [Werber]

The five most important new jobs in AI, according to KPMG — from qz.com by Cassie Werber Excerpt: Perhaps as a counter to the panic […]

Training the workforce of the future [Bauman]

Training the workforce of the future: Education in America will need to adapt to prepare students for the next generation of jobs – including ‘data […]

Reflections on “The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt.” [Kaeser]

The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt. — from weforum.org by Joe Kaeser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Although […]

“MOOCs are dead, welcome MOOC-based degrees” plus “Coursera, edX, Udacity grew their businesses by 20%+ in 2018”

MOOCs are dead, welcome MOOC-based degrees — from iblnews.org   Coursera, edX, Udacity grew their businesses by over 20% in 2018 — from iblnews.org   Also see: Reinventing […]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense [Box]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense — from facultyfocus.com by Cathy Box Excerpt: Assessment for Learning (AfL), sometimes referred to as “formative assessment” has […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

How long before this type of thing is standard in smart classrooms & learning hubs? [Christian]

  From DSC: When a professor walks into the room, the mobile device that the professor is carrying notifies the system to automatically establish his […]

The re-education of Economics 101 [Nelson]

The re-education of Economics 101 — from qz.com by Eshe Nelson Excerpt: CORE’s online textbook, The Economy, has rewritten the first year of an undergraduate economics degree. […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? [Ubell]

Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? — from edsurge.com by Robert Ubell (Columnist) Excerpt: Classic economic theory predicts that when demand […]

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