Lots more PSE/EdTech Reading

Mostly new articles from the last month or so, plus a revisit to a couple of older ones. Enjoy. Share. And send me others to read too.
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6 Implications of the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environments (NGDLE) Framework
by Malcolm Brown, June 27, 2016
http://er.educause.edu/blogs/2016/6/6-implications-of-the-next-generation-digital-learning-environments-ngdle-framework

Amazon’s Quiet Dominance of Higher-Ed Learning Platforms
By Phil Hill, July 01, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/Amazon-s-Quiet-Dominance-of/236991/

The Quest for Great Instructional Designers
By Paxton Riter, June 7, 2016
https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/06/07/troublesome-shortage-instructional-designers-essay

Which Ed-Tech Tools Truly Work? New Project Aims to Tell Why No One Seems Eager to Find Out
By Goldie Blumenstyk, July 21, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/Which-Ed-Tech-Tools-Truly/237196

How to Fix Higher Education: The case for more nimble, student-focused and collaborative schools
By Carol L. Folt,  June 7, 2016
http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-fix-higher-education-1465309118

Incubating the Next Big Idea: The University of Michigan’s Digital Innovation Greenhouse
by Kristi DePaul, June 27, 2016
http://er.educause.edu/blogs/2016/6/incubating-the-next-big-idea-the-university-of-michigans-digital-innovation-greenhouse

Science Students Learn to Use Social Media to Communicate Research
By Arielle Martinez, July 18, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/Science-Students-Learn-to-Use/237158

Virtual reality really is heading to a university near you
By Alice Bonasio,  July 8, 2016
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/virtual-reality-really-heading-university-near-you

College Campuses Are Being Overrun by Pokémon Go
By Gabriel Sandoval, July 12, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/College-Campuses-Are-Being/237087

As Free Textbooks Go Mainstream, Advocate Says Colleges Should Do More to Support Them
By Goldie Blumenstyk, July 12, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/As-Free-Textbooks-Go/237082

Virginia District Explores MinecraftEDU as Learning Platform
By Dian Schaffhauser,  06/09/16
https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/06/09/virginia-district-explores-minecraftedu-as-learning-platform.aspx

The Danger of Predictions in Education
By John Warner, July 5, 2016
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/danger-predictions-education

For Students Taking Online Courses, a Completion Paradox
By Jeffrey R. Young, July 04, 2016
http://chronicle.com/article/For-Students-Taking-Online/237015

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Re-visited

Making Sense of Blended Learning: Treasuring an Older Tradition or Finding a Better Future?
by John Daniel, February 24, 2016
http://teachonline.ca/tools-trends/blended-learning-successful-design-delivery-and-student-engagement/making-sense-blended-learning-treasuring-older-tradition-or-finding-better-future

Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away
Clay Shirky, Sep 8, 2014
https://medium.com/@cshirky/why-i-just-asked-my-students-to-put-their-laptops-away-7f5f7c50f368

Business School, Disrupted
By JERRY USEEM, MAY 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/business/business-school-disrupted.html

I Don’t Teach Technology
by Art Willer, M. Ed.
http://secure.bytesoflearning.com/english/view/1547

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