Ban Devices from the Class or Help Learners Develop Self-Regulation?

In this recent Washington Post article, the journalist tells the story of Clay Shirky’s decision to ban devices from his NYU class. Shirky explains that he previously left the choice Continue Reading →

Helping Post-Traditional Learners With Badges & Progressive Credentialing

According to Louis Soares in Post-Traditional Learners and the Transformation of Post-Secondary Education, only 15% of those pursuing a college degree today are seeking a traditional residential college experience. The Continue Reading →

Credentials, Trust Networks & the Future of Badges

While serving on a series of panel discussions about micro-credentials for a number of Australian Universities, the topic of trust networks was brought up several times by Sheryl Grant, Director Continue Reading →

The Limitations of Course Evaluations: Identifying Helpful, Accurate & Wholistic Measures

As learning organizations venture further into the use learning analytics and data-driven decision-making, I find it increasingly important to consider the danger of simply collecting and analyzing the data that Continue Reading →