Online, personalized learning considered the future for education in wake of pandemic [Purdue]

Online, personalized learning considered the future for education in wake of pandemic — from purdue.edu Excerpt: WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — COVID-19 has changed the outlook […]

At home, workers seek alternative credentials [McKenzie]

At home, workers seek alternative credentials — from insidehighered.com by Lindsay McKenzie Interest in alternative online credentials spiked after people started working remotely this spring. […]

Moving Law School Online: Resources for Students [Moon]

Moving Law School Online: Resources for Students; as curated by Cat Moon (@inspiredcat) at @vanderbiltlaw Excerpt: Curated by Cat Moon @ Vanderbilt Law School in […]

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education [Young]

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education — from edsurge.com by Jeffrey R. Young Excerpts: Simon spent the latter part of his career as […]

Christian: We really need a standard for loading Q’s into a memory-refreshing app

From DSC: After reading Jeff Young’s article re: learning engineering and seeing the Nudge application from Duke University...it once again occurred to me that we […]

First They Came for Adjuncts, Now They’ll Come for Tenure (And who will be left to stop them?) [Burmila]

First They Came for Adjuncts, Now They’ll Come for Tenure: And who will be left to stop them? — from chronicle.com by Ed Burmila Excerpts: […]

Another type of learning ecosystem (online, but from beautiful places!)

From DSC: I instantly see the inequities involved here — as only those with the resources can choose this route. Also, one would have to […]

Should we use hotels, motels, restaurants, & movie theaters as classrooms? [In a letter to the editor at LA Times]

To the editor: One problem frequently cited as a reason not to open schools is space. Social distancing requirements would be difficult to meet if students […]

I’m a teacher headed back to school next month. It’s going to be traumatic. [Jones]

I’m a teacher headed back to school next month. It’s going to be traumatic. — from co.chalkbeat.org by Autumn Jones A teacher mental health crisis […]

NEW! “Learning Pods” / “Pandemic Pods” / “Pod learning” | Macro & micro-learning ecosystems across the country are morphing once again! [Christian]

Learning ecosystems across the country — especially those involving K-12 — are morphing once again. Have you heard about the explosive interest and potential growth […]

How might tools like Microsoft’s new Whiteboard be used in online-based learning? In “learning pods?” [Christian]

Questions/reflections from DSC: How might this be used for online-based learning? For “learning pods” and homeschoolers out there?  Will assistants such as the Webex Assistant […]

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is working to launch a university…[Canales]

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is working to launch a university that would rival Stanford and MIT and funnel tech workers into government work — from […]

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