DSC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!

DC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!   “What if neither distance nor language mattered? What if technology […]

DC: Can you hear/feel the culture clash here?

To End Student Debt, Tie Tuition to Post-Graduation Salaries — from wired.com by Austen Allred Opinion: If colleges only get paid when their graduates do, […]

DC: If this trend continues, it will present more heat in higher ed’s kitchen.

Stanford profs: U.S. income inequality is only getting worse. Now what? — from fastcompany.com by An economist and a business adviser discuss what might happen […]

Cost, price and competition in online learning [Lederman]

Cost, price and competition in online learning — from insidehighered.com by Doug Lederman Colleges generally still price their online programs similarly to their on-ground counterparts. […]

DC: The need for a next gen learning platform is quickly approaching us.

DC: Again, the need for a next gen learning platform is quickly approaching us: "A central challenge in the automation age will be connecting millions […]

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 […]

“The world’s first full in VR semester course” — from VR First & Axon Park

The World’s First Full in VR Semester Course Taught by Survios CTO — from medium.com by Rahel Demant Excerpt: VR First is excited to announce […]

Online directory of college alternatives launches [Schwartz]

Online directory of college alternatives launches — from educationdive.com by Natalie Schwartz Excerpt / Dive Brief: Prospective students interested in nondegree credentials can look to a […]

Reflections on “Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete?” [Rose]

Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete? — from campustechnology.com by Richard Rose While SRUs do some things well, the current model is not sustainable, […]

Wouldn’t this be cool if we could do this? Perhaps this is a piece of our future learning ecosystems. [Christian]

From DSC: Re: the Learning from the Living [Class] Room vision of a next gen learning platform…     …wouldn’t it be cool if you […]

Student loan debt: 43M borrowers, 1.5 trillion, aver. debt = $47,671 | Cengage and McGraw-Hill to merge to try to address this

From DSC: Here’s a ~4 minute piece from CBS News re: student loan debt. Here are two excerpts from that video:   From DSC to […]

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, […]

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