Crafting an Academic Screencasting Persona

Any faculty member who wants to produce a video needs to really think about how they are coming across to their audience and what harm they may be doing to the image of academics with a poor production … View More

No Teacher Should Major in Education?

"Those who can’t do, teach." –Anonymous As someone with a teaching license who has also taught at the university level, I have always found this offhanded dismissal of educators at all levels offensive … View More

What’s on the Ed-Tech Horizon for 2013?

I recently looked at Hack Education’s reflections on what their blogger Audrey Watters predicted would be big in 2012, compared to what actually happened.  It turns out that Audrey hit much more than … View More

A Christmas Wish List for Education Reform

On the eve of the big day I have chosen to forego the usual channels normally considered when thinking about or advocating for educational reform in favor of a less-conventional avenue – I’m writing … View More

5 Ways edX Could Change Education

After the initial announcement of Harvard and MIT’s collaborative learning platform, edX, earlier this year, I speculated that it might have several things to teach the world about e-learning and education … View More