03 août 2018

Why Higher Ed People Should Read 'The Billionaire Raj'

By Joshua Kim. And why the future of higher ed is Indian. More...

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Seeing The New Academics

By Joshua Kim. A tweet, a blog post, and the work of making non-faculty educators visible. More...

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My 20 Years in EdTech

By Joshua Kim. An idiosyncratic alt-ac career timeline. More...

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Robot Burger Makers and Adaptive Learning Platforms

By Joshua Kim. 1 technology, 2 futures.
The future of higher education can be found at Creator, a new restaurant in San Francisco. Actually, 2 futures. More...

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Higher Ed Fragility and the Surprising Story of Best Buy

By Joshua Kim. For those of us who work at colleges and universities who don’t have tenure - which is most of us - life doesn’t seem all that secure. We read about the 80 Staff Layoffs at Northwestern, and we think that could be us.  If you want to really depress yourself, do a search of “layoffs” on IHE (or just click this link), and then come back and tell us about your mood. More...

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Will Tomorrow's College Students Not Know How to Use Physical Keyboards?

By Joshua Kim. Recently, I ran across an article on Hacker News (do you read Hacker News?) from a Japanese news site: A New Digital Divide: Young People Who Can’t Use Keyboards. Apparently, a growing number of Japanese students never learned to type of a physical keyboard, having only been exposed to small virtual keyboards on their smartphones. More...

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Robot Bartenders and the Future of Work

By Joshua Kim. Higher ed seems to be a hotbed of worry about a robot-driven jobless future. This is at least true of the edtech people with which I hang around. More...

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What Learning Innovation Has to Do With Electric Cars, Solar Panels, E-Bikes, and Batteries

By Joshua Kim. My new favorite website is https://electrek.co/.  The site’s about page reads: "Electrek is a news site tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems." More...

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6 Questions About Library and Information Science

By Joshua Kim. Some of us are having a conversation about learning innovation as an emergent academic discipline. See:

There are some things about the scholarship of learning innovation that may relate to the discipline of library and information science (LIS). More...

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How 'The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs' Makes Academic Life Look Awesome

By Joshua Kim. Why reading about paleontology will make you want to go to grad school. More...

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