Reflections on “Clay Shirky on Mega-Universities and Scale” [Christian]

Clay Shirky on Mega-Universities and Scale — from philonedtech.com by Clay Shirky [This was a guest post by Clay Shirky that grew out of a […]

Reflections on “Choice -> Ownership -> Empowerment -> Deeper Learning” [Juliani]

Choice -> Ownership -> Empowerment -> Deeper Learning — from AJ Juliani Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Students continue to fall into the same trap year after […]

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2019 Report

Excerpts:   From DSC: That last one reminded me of why I think the Living from the Living [Class] Room vision is so powerful…  

“Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental” [APA] + 5 other items on the lack of support for learning styles

Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental — from apa.org Many people believe learning styles predict academic and career success, study finds Excerpts: WASHINGTON — […]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ [Sawers]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ — from venturebeat.com by Paul Sawers Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Founded in 2012, […]

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 […]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ [Gallagher]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ — from evolllution.com by Sean Gallagher Higher education is entering a […]

Will we see more of this bringing F2F Ss together w/ remote Ss? Could this help lower the price of obtaining a degree? [Christian]

From DSC: First a posting that got me to wondering about something that I’ve previously wondered about from time to time… College of Business unveils […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reflections on “Cut the curriculum” [Richardson; K-12 focused]

Cut the curriculum — from willrichardson.com by Will Richardson Excerpt: Here’s an idea: A Minimal Viable Curriculum (MVC). That’s what Christian Talbot over at Basecamp is […]

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