WE ARE NOT READY FOR THIS! Per Forrester Research: In US, a net loss of 7% of jobs to automation — *in 2018*!

Forrester predicts that AI-enabled automation will eliminate 9% of US jobs in 2018 — from forbes.com by Gil Press Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A new Forrester […]

Explore Mars from your living room + Chinese school opens full-function VR classrooms + AR/VR & the Humanities/Social Sciences +more

VR and AR: Transforming Learning and Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences — from er.educause.edu by Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva What if a […]

For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

Reflections on “Faculty Predict Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Will Be Key to Ed Tech in 10 Years” [Kelly]

Faculty Predict Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Will Be Key to Ed Tech in 10 Years — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Faculty in our 2017 Teaching with […]

From DSC: Some reflections from the “2017 Workplace Learning Report ” from LinkedIn Learning

      From DSC: Getting employees to make time for L&D needs to be based upon “what’s in it for them” — i.e., the […]

What if we were to tie in Google’s new Job Discovery service in w/ a next gen learning platform? [Christian]

Google’s jobs AI service hits private beta, now works in 100 languages — from venturebeat.com by Blair Hanley Frank Excerpt: Google today announced the beta […]

Reflections on “Six reasons why disruption is coming to learning departments” [feathercap.net]

Six reasons why disruption is coming to learning departments — from feathercap.net, with thanks to Mr. Tim Seager for this resource Excerpts: Training materials and […]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree [Etherington]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree — from techcrunch.com by Darrell Etherington Excerpt: You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you […]

“Under the Hood: Learning Design Behind Georgia Tech’s Degrees at Scale” + “Learning How to Learn: Anatomy of a good MOOC”

Under the Hood: Learning Design Behind Georgia Tech’s Degrees at Scale — from evolllution.com by Shabana Figueroa and Yakut Gazi Excerpt: Rolling out the MM program […]

This article reminds me that voice will eventually drive our future learning platforms

The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice — from wsj.com by Eric Bellman Tech companies are rethinking products for […]

Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education [Blackboard, w/ a variety of contributors]

Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education — from Blackboard with a variety of contributors Excerpts: As you read their reflections you’ll find […]

Making a MOOC [from Harvard Magazine by Jonathan Shaw]

Making a MOOC — from harvardmagazine.com by Jonathan Shaw Excerpts: Now, as one of a small number of Harvard faculty members each year whose course […]

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