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 […]
Get ’em while they’re hot!
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.
PIRG’s SPARC group filed a brief with the Department of Justice opposing the merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education. The section on data danger is worth a close read.
Pearson is going digital first and updating its editions more frequently. According to the higher ed press, frequent updates to a software product is now a bad thing.