Wednesday, February 05, 2020

RPP #183: Academia Next with Bryan Alexander

  • This special edition is a wide-ranging talk with Bryan Alexander, author of Academia Next, about the futures of higher education. Bryan is a futurist, researcher, speaker, and educator. His focus is on the future of higher education, especially under the impact of technology. We discuss:

    Dr. Bryan Alexander
    • Teaching at Georgetown U
    • His new book, Academia Next
    • EDU scenarios in 2035 and longer
    • Technologies with largest impact
    • Next-gen learning environment
    • Mixed/extended reality
    • Gamification
    • Technopanic
    • Open education
    • Influence of science fiction
    • Quantum computing
    • Geriatrics
    • Social trends
    • Policies and politics
    • Cyberwarfare
    • Future jobs
Duration: 46:16