- Strategic Planning for the Apocalypse
- Lessons Learned: Departure of a CUNY President
- Winner Take All @ CUNY
- Technologically Adrift?
- CUNY Managerial Scorecard: Best Practices or Best Practiced Again?
- CUNY Libraries: Old Paradigms or a Digital Future?
- 5 Ideas to Jumpstart CUNY’s Online Efforts
- “Show Me the Urgency”
- Lessons Learned From John Jay Online (Part 2)
- A Scalable Learning Management System (LMS)
- Faculty Development — As If It Matters
- Lessons Learned From John Jay Online (Part 1)
- Implications of Digital CUNY?
- Life Skills and Making the College Connection
- First Mover Advantage
- SUNY Gets It (Part 3) A Tale of Two Universities
- Adjuncts Online: An Exploited Class
- SUNY OPEN Gets It! (Part 2)
- SUNY Gets It! (Part 1)
- The CUNY Center for Innovative Technologies and Learning (Part 3)
- Oplerno: A Fair Model for Adjuncts?
- The CUNY Center for Innovative Technologies and Learning (Part 2)
- MOOCs: The Adult Learning Renaissance
- The CUNY Center for Innovative Technologies and Learning (Part 1)
- Can CUNY Thrive with “Disruption”?
- Re-envisioning the Vision (Part 2): The Vision of Ubiquity U
- Re-envisioning the Vision (Part 1)
- Move Over MOOCs: The Real Revolution is Personalized Learning
- Digital Pacifiers
- Reflection and Refocus
- Change Incubators
- The Character of Learning
- Why Online Fails
- MOOCs and Magical Thinking
- Top 10 Tips for Online Instructors
- New York Times — Say It Isn’t So!
- Online Learning: Innovative? Yes, Transformative? No.
- Evolution of a Course
- When Paradigms Collide
- Toward a Learning Paradigm College (Part 1)
- Forum for CUNY Instructional Technologists
- Envisioning Educational Technology’s Future
- Online Shorts: Late Fall 2012
- Online is Inevitable
- Navigating the Sea of Instructional Technologies
- Focus on Online: Opportunities to Publish
- Faculty “Qualms” with Online, Not Technology
- Adjuncts and Online: Intersecting Trends
- Online Teaching: Instructor Concerns
- CUNY Closed vs. Academic Continuity: An Institutional Choice
- MOOCs Transform Pedagogy
- Online Shorts: Fall 2012
- Is There a Cal State in CUNY’s Future?
- A MOOC Makeover at Stanford
- Online Shorts: Summer 2012
- Where the Jobs Are—Online
- Interactive Online Learning: Positive Results
- Giving Academia the Business
- Instructional Technology: A Sea Too Wide
- CUNY Survey of Online Learning—Part 3
Category Archives: Online Trends
Some of the barriers to entry into the arena of online learning have been greatly diminished in recent years, namely both the cost and scalability of the learning management system. An LMS is where most of online teaching happens — … Continue reading
Note: On January 2014, Open SUNY was started with a full roll-out to happen in September 2014. This post reflects on their online strategy as a university and calls for CUNY to begin to address hybrid/online from a university perspective. … Continue reading
The plight of adjunct instructors across academia has been receiving a lot more press of late from the NY Times to the Chronicle of Higher Education.. It comes as no surprise that online teaching, the fastest growing component of teaching … Continue reading
“A whole new kind of education for a whole new kind of world . . .” Quote from Jim Garrison (Founder and CEO of Ubiquity University) What does a transformative vision of education look like? I can think of no … Continue reading
In the past few months this blog has been in a hibernation of sorts. I just have not been motivated to write any more about MOOCs, online learning, strategic planning for instructional technology or such things. There are many reasons … Continue reading
Given the hype about MOOCs in the past two years, it was inevitable that a reassessment would happen. In an article entitled, “The MOOC Disruption Proves Less Than Revolutionary After All” in last month’s Chronicle, some of the hot air … Continue reading
There are certainly benefits to the new digital technologies — cell phones, tablets, eReaders and a host of other devices. But this post looks at the shadow side of these developments. On any subway, bus, or sidewalk in New York … Continue reading
Note: Incredibly, it’s been two years since my first blog post, reposted below. I’d like to believe that it stands up well and is still relevant even in the fast-moving currents of online learning. I’m drawn to writing a new … Continue reading
During the dot-com bubble a decade ago, an astute trader decided it was time to get out of those heady stocks the moment he heard a cab driver speaking about them. Recently I got a similar feeling upon hearing a professor at … Continue reading