“AR & VR: Education’s marvelous revolution” + 3 other items re: AR, VR, MR, and XR

  AR & VR — Education’s marvelous revolution — from verizoninternet.com Excerpt: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), often used in video games and […]

Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem

Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem — from edu2030.agorize.com How might we empower people to design their own learning journeys so they can lead purposeful and […]

Maybe people aren’t so much bad as weak.

Hmmm, so people aren’t naturally cruel, or selfish. (So much for Dawkins’ “selfish gene“) I would say that people are, however, easy to manipulate. This […]

University of the People Survey Finds 59% of College Non-Completers Want to Return and Finish Their Degree

No matter where a student lives, higher education is expensive. Even in countries where tuition is paid for by the government, learners must spend most […]

The Learning Scientists: Check them out for some excellent posters, podcasts, blog postings & more!!!

From DSC: I just found out about the work going out at LearningScientists.org. I was very impressed after my initial review of their materials! What […]

Evolve to Solve: 6 Ways to Navigate the Changing Landscape of an Instructional Designer [Davis & Fourie]

Evolve to Solve: 6 Ways to Navigate the Changing Landscape of an Instructional Designer — from er.educause.edu by Sara Davis and Linley Fourie Excerpt: These […]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences [Honeycutt]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences — from linkedin.com by Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. Excerpt: If your flipped classroom isn’t working the way you thought it […]

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing”

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing” — from stateofwriting.com with thanks to Mary Bennett who mentions that this site is an “incredibly useful resource […]

From DSC: Formative assessments offer enormous benefits! My notes on “The ‘F’ Word: Top Five Complaints (and Solutions) About Formative Assessment” [Duhart]

From DSC: Low-stakes formative assessments offer enormous benefits and should be used extensively throughout K-12, higher education, L&D/corporate universities, in law schools, medical schools, dental […]

6 Reasons Blended Learning Works [Kelly]; From DSC: Note the *team-based effort* in the ID section

6 Reasons Blended Learning Works — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Excerpts: 6 reasons why blended learning is so effective in higher education: Improved instructional […]

Education startup OnlineDegree.com makes the first year of college tuition-free [Vedder]

Education startup OnlineDegree.com makes the first year of college tuition-free — from forbes.com by Richard Vedder Excerpt: If you were told that an educational institution existed […]

Andrew Ng is probably teaching more students than anyone else on the planet. (Without a university involved.) [Young]

Andrew Ng is probably teaching more students than anyone else on the planet. (Without a university involved.) — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: One selling […]

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