Scaling Education: The Absurd Case of the MOOC

The MOOC offers enormous potential to re-shape the way people learn and promoting access to content and expertise that many in this world could have only dreamed of years ago. But the naivete that such learning can be done in an monocultural way without losing something special about the context in which people learn and use what they learn might lead to some expensive lessons.

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The Knowledge Metric in Education

Higher education is asking itself some big questions and making substantive changes to the way it sees itself and produces

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The Job Market Metric In Education

Post-secondary and continuing education is continuing to be rationalized in ways that are transforming the very foundation of the enterprise.

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Designing Education for Learning

Higher education strives to prepare learners to meet the scientific and technical demands of a changing world, yet does so in a manner that seems antithetical to change. What gives? I explore this in a little further with insights from complexity science.

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