- Online Policy for CUNY: Some Important Points
- A Letter to New Chancellor Rodriquez
- 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
Category Archives: Online Trends
Reading this week’s Chronicle article entitled, “Adjuncts Build Strength in Numbers: A New Majority Generates a Shift in Academic Culture,” I had an epiphany. The rise of online learning, in all likelihood the major trend in higher education in the … Continue reading
A three-year review of concerns about online teaching was conducted at Oklahoma State University. The resulting article, “Exploring Online Teaching: A Three-Year Composite Journal of Concerns and Strategies from Online Instructors,” speaks eloquently to what faculty worry about when teaching online courses and how they address … Continue reading
When Sebastion Thune speaks, we all should take heed. Thune is the founder of Udacity, a company in the forefront of developing MOOCs (massive open online courses). Mr. Thune was the keynote speaker at the recent Sloan International Conference on … 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
In the August 22nd issue of Inside Higher Ed, was an article highly relevant to CUNY’s online efforts entitled, “Cal State Rolls out the Next Stage of its Online Efforts.” The article is noteworthy since Cal State, for the first … Continue reading
In the field of online learning, there recently has been tremendous press coverage about MOOCs (massive open online courses). Almost weekly, articles are published that tout this innovation as the next great wave in online learning. Thousands of students at … Continue reading
Note: With this post, I am starting a new format; 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 new format … Continue reading
One bright spot in a dismal job market is work related to online learning. For many years I have taught a course for the CUNY Online BA Program, entitled “Principles, Practices and Policies of Online Learning.” I have reminded my … Continue reading
This past week saw a major announcement from California State University (CSU) concerning online learning (link to story). That university is moving forward with plans to create a “centralized online learning hub” or gateway portal for online courses at their … Continue reading
In previous posts I discussed the early phases of online development from traditional through online courses (Part 1) to the creation of hybrid/online programs and degrees (Part 2). In this post, I will address the critical juncture in the institutional … Continue reading