Wrong about the LMS

As Jim has noted, we are working on an article on the theme of innovation lost and how it might be regained. One section of the piece as it stands is a fairly full-throated attack on the Learning Management System. Jim pulls out one of…

The web has solidified against us

Jim Groom has a Bavalicious post with musings on where the web went wrong in higher ed, and I highly recommend you read it, as well as some very informed and thoughtful responses in the comments. I am posting an expanded version of my own…

What’s the opposite of Abject?

“The best way to complain is to make things” shared CC by Mark Jensen I feel fortunate to the point of absurdity to be in a job I enjoy so much, but still feel uncomfortable with the title “Director of Innovation”. I deflect some of…

Punked

Stephen Downes’s recently wrote a post on the great rebranding of MOOCs, arguing “MOOCs were not designed to serve the missions of the elite colleges and universities. They were designed to undermine them, and make those missions obsolete.” It clearly struck a nerve with a…

The velveteen touch of a dandy fop

Closed until further notice shared CC by simon.hucko I may not get a lot of readers here in my cozy little lovenest of ed tech subversion, but I couldn’t ask for a better class of visitor to drop by… Witness the comments I received on…

The bucket has a hole in it, let’s plug it

NOTE: I write this post mindful that it violates a vow I made some time ago around the insidious and insipid use of the term “content”. I regret my lack of integrity, and my inability to transcend a crime in my ongoing efforts to condemn…