In a recent post, I wrote about my experience on the EDUCAUSE exhibition hall looking for vendors with proof that their products actually help students and how this is an example of the more general problem: Right now, higher education has very poor signals to quickly distinguish between those vendors who can prove that their […]
The "Ed Tech" category includes posts about educational technology products themselves, including LMSs and other learning platforms, adaptive learning and other digital curricular materials products, learning analytics, and educational apps of all types. It also includes technical aspects of ed tech products, especially interoperability.
The right tool for the right job. The question is, what’s the right job?
I may or may not be innovative, but I am clearly disruptive sometimes.
Coursera for Schools tells us a lot about the failure of MOOCs and what comes after.
Content design isn’t just valuable for more effective learning. It’s specifically valuable for more effective learning about teaching.
Content is infrastructure. David Wiley I opened my first post in this series with a statement about courseware and content design: An unbelievable number of words have been written about the technology affordances of courseware—progress indicators, nudges, analytics, adaptive algorithms, and so on. But what seems to have gone completely unnoticed in all this analysis […]
In all the many discussions about the technological advancements in courseware, from learning analytics to adaptive learning, we are missing the invisible yet critical and ubiquitous revolution in content design that makes all the technological advances possible.