Friday, February 13, 2015

RPP #129: Interview: Bryan Alexander on the Future of Higher Ed

  • Interview with Bryan Alexander, educator, futurist, speaker, writer, and senior researcher for the New Media Consortium (NMC). We discuss the future of higher education.
    • Education Contexts
      • Changes in international education, demographics, enrollment decline, education for seniors
    • Technology
      • 3d printing, Internet of Things, social media, augmented reality, cloud computing, digital video, alternative means of education, makerspaces
    • Education Issues
      • Too much testing
      • Carnegie Unit vs competency based advancement
      • ePortfolios
      • the LMS dark web
      • adjunctification of higher ed
      • online education
      • Creative Commons
      • open education

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

RPP #128: Highlights from PADLA Annual Distance / e-Learning / Ed Tech Conference & Expo

Duration: 27:28

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

RPP #127: Blackboard: Interview with Jay Bhatt - Part 2

Duration: 31:59

Friday, November 07, 2014

RPP #126: Blackboard: Interview with Jay Bhatt - Part 1

  • Interview with Blackboard CEO, Jay Bhatt. He talks about their new business strategy that is mainly focused on making students successful. We discuss:
    • Bb World 

    • Blackboard history
    • Jay's background 
    • Student-centered focus 
    • MyEdu acquisition
    • ePortfolio features
  • Links
  • Podsafe music selection from Music Alley
    • Maybe I'm Amazed by Blake Morgan. Licensed cover of the Paul McCartney classic.
Duration: 27:49