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