The clunky Learning Management Systems are to the 21st century what the rows of desk-chairs bolted to floors were to the 20th. The new Harkness movement to replace the LMS are Connected Courses.
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April 06, 2016
August 18, 2014
On Tuesday, August 19 at noon EST, I'll be participating in a webinar with Audrey Watters, Andrew Sliwinsky, and Vanessa Gennarelli. We'll be wrestling with the technical and ethical challenges of using data from online learning systems to improve teaching and learning.
August 03, 2014
Contrasting two keynote presentations from Will Richardson and Jennie Magiera at the EdTechTeacher Summit in Chicago at the end of July.
March 08, 2014
Thoughts from an online learning summit of MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and Stanford about the role elite institutions can play in shaping expectations throughout K-12 education.
December 31, 2013
Hoping for a little less rhetoric and a little more nuance in the conversation about high-scale, low-touch technologies in 2014.
December 18, 2013
Fishing experiments in the exhaust, experiments in the periphery, MOOC-thropology in the Field, and Design Research in the Core
November 20, 2013
The unfortunate need for edtech entrepreneurs to eat limits the creativity and potential of the start-up scene.
October 23, 2013
The story of one MOOC "dropout" who took away valuable lessons from her unfinished learning experience.
September 04, 2013
A discussion of the limits and value of experimental educational research, based on last week's discussion of a recent study of Cognitive Tutor.
July 07, 2013
Ideas for helping students write effectively in established and emerging media