With demise of Texas ITL, confession on failure of engineering model of personalized learning, and pivot from Jefferson Accelerator, it’s time to revise the Ed Tech Purgatory post.
All the same We take our chances Laughed at by Time, Tricked by Circumstances Plus ca change, Plus c’est la meme chose The more that things change, The more they stay the same – Rush, Circumstances Over the past few years I have increased my usage of the technology adoption curve – originating from Everett Rogers and extended […]
Recently I wrote a post about many ed tech products being stuck in pilots without large-scale adoption. In our consulting work Michael and I often help survey institutions to discover what technologies are being used within courses, and typically the only technologies that are used by a majority of faculty members or in a majority of […]
Steve Kolowich wrote an article yesterday in the Chronicle that described the use of LectureTools, a student engagement and assessment application created by faculty member Perry Sampson at the University Michigan. These two paragraphs jumped out at me. The professor has had some success getting his colleagues to try using LectureTools in large introductory courses. In the spring, […]