- 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
- Kudos to Kirschner
Category Archives: Online Trends
So the “paper of record” weighed in on online learning in its February 18th editorial entitled “The Trouble with Online College.” Overall, the editorial paints with a wide brush and distorts the reality of online teaching and learning. Below is … Continue reading
I have been assiduously following the field of online teaching /learning for many years. Online learning has been, I would argue, the biggest trend in higher education in the past decade. From an early growth rate of 20% per annum … Continue reading
Note: In this post and others to follow, I depart from observations about online trends, instructional technology, and even strategic planning, to focus on the essential issue of teaching and learning. We are in the midst of a “paradigm shift” … Continue reading
Overview of Event As a followup to my panel at the CUNY IT Conference entitled “Navigating the Sea of Instructional Technologies at CUNY Campuses,” I will be hosting a forum on that topic at CCNY’s CETL this January 15th. All … Continue reading
Every once in a while I come across a work that is truly exceptional in its thinking and execution. Such a work is that of Envisioning the Future of Educational Technology. Looking 30 years into the future in terms of … Continue reading
Note: This is a continuation of a new format for my blog, namely, short summaries and commentary on a series of recently published reports and articles. The sheer volume of newsworthy academic and press reporting about online learning makes this … Continue reading
The October 5th, 2012 Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report on Online Learning marks a turning point of sorts. While it is true that there have been several past Chronicle supplements concerning online learning, this issue marks a major departure in … Continue reading
One of the events I most look forward to each year is the annual CUNY IT Conference held in late November or early December. CUNY has many dedicated and talented people who do excellent work in the trenches using technology … Continue reading
Understandably, professors on the tenure track are quite concerned about finding journals to publish in. The field of online learning presents many opportunities for those interested in adding to their CV’s. Given that online teaching and learning has been a … Continue reading
I was going to title this post “Faculty Resistance to Online,” but I feel that is too strong. While it is certainly true that many faculty have resisted, downplayed, disparaged, and attacked online learning in principle and in practice, there … Continue reading