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August 19, 2015

Why Is Measuring Learning So Difficult? A Video Conversation

A video conversation, produced by EDUCAUSE about the challenges inherent in measuring learning.

December 10, 2014

Explaining MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent

A conversation with a journalist at the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals I could have done a better job explaining findings from a new paper about MOOC completion rates and student intentions.

December 05, 2014

Teach To One Blended Math Study Results Similar to Other Computer-Assisted Math Instruction

A recent study on Teach To One: Math, a descendent of the School of One, shows similar results to other computer-assisted, adaptive learning programs in mathematics.

November 12, 2014

Potty Training and the Age-Old Question: Can We Measure Learning?

The case of potty training provides a good example of how we can find simple indicators that give us insight into deeply complex learning phenomena.

August 31, 2014

Pitching A Great EdTech Conference Session

Thoughts in advance of a September 4 webinar on writing conference proposal submissions for the EdTechTeacher Boston iPad Summit in November.

March 05, 2014

Short Videos are Better for Learning, Right? Maybe Not.

Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.

February 17, 2014

Risk and Response: A conversation with danah boyd

Video recording of a conversation about understanding the networked age through the eyes of youth, and importance of looking carefully at how we measure and respond to risks.

January 08, 2014

Picture Pages: The Original Toddler Proto-MOOC

Examine Bill Cosby's Picture Pages through the discursive lens of pre-literate reader proto-MOOCs.

November 07, 2013

Up All Night to Get Data

An illustration of the kinds of work that researchers do, set to Daft Punk.

July 16, 2013

Research Questions for HarvardX

The foundational tasks to get HarvardX research started and some of my own research questions.

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