- 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: Envisioning Online
Note: This document was written prior to my letter to the Chancellor (the previous post) and was created on January 24, 2019. It summarizes some of my thinking over many years of following online learning, and CUNY’s rather inept response … Continue reading
Dear Chancellor Felix Matos Rodriquez, Congratulations on attaining your new position! I am writing this in the hopes that you take a risk, one much needed with CUNY. The risk involves empowering some dedicated and knowledgeable staff and faculty persons … Continue reading
Note: The contents of this post is solely my views for which I take responsibility. Although I am far from objective on this matter, I do share a viewpoint, not often expressed, that needs to be heard. After over 6 … Continue reading
In many posts I have criticized what I would characterize as CUNY’s “institutional drift.” Departing chancellors take several years to leave, followed by an interim administration of a year or more, followed by a new administration taking many years to … Continue reading
There has been a great deal of heated debated over Amazon’s management practices as reported in the August 15, 2015 New York Times (link here). The Gallop organization reviewed the article and followed it up with an intriguing analysis (link … Continue reading
It is not saying much to state that libraries currently are going through major challenges in the digital age. Library attendance has been trending down for over a decade as users abandon the stuffy recesses of the stacks for the … Continue reading
If I ever had the chance to meet CUNY’s new Chancellor Millikan, I would love to talk about a topic of mutual interest, namely, Online Learning. From his days as Chancellor at the University of Nebraska, Dr. Millikan has been … Continue reading
We all know it takes time to turn an ocean liner around. But at a large institution like CUNY, the question really is, “Why turn the ocean liner around?” Or maybe next academic year, “we’ll look into turning the ship … Continue reading
Background This is the second post discussing the implications from a panel discussion I moderated for the latest CUNY IT Conference in early December 2014 entitled, “Strategic Planning for Online Programs: Lessons Learned from John Jay Online.” I was fortunate to have two John … Continue reading