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Reading Week Reading

February 15, 2017

Using the Micro-Meso-Macro-Mega (4M) framework for annual reporting and strategic planning by Janice Miller-Young  July 25, 2016 Coming to You Soon: Uber U In higher education, we are increasingly facing the distinct possibility of a faceless future, teacherless courses, online everything, argues David Theo Goldberg. By David Theo Goldberg August 12, 2016 15 … Read More

Holiday Reading (and watching)

January 2, 2017

Jeremy Howard: The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn MODLAB @ UC Davis Badging: Not Quite the Next Big Thing By Michael Hart 07/20/16 I Love Community Colleges (and Tech Should Too) By Alejandra Cervantes Aug 7, 2016 Learning Management System Market Expected to Grow $10.5 Billion in … Read More

Lots more PSE/EdTech Reading

July 26, 2016

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. ______________________ 6 Implications of the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environments (NGDLE) Framework by Malcolm Brown, June 27, 2016 Amazon’s Quiet Dominance of Higher-Ed Learning Platforms By Phil Hill, … Read More

Holiday Weekend Readings

July 4, 2016

Happy Canada Day / Happy Fourth O’July Here’s some more education + technology reading for your enjoyment: _____________________________ How to Prepare Professors Who Thought They’d Never Teach Online By Jeffrey R. Young June 21, 2016 The Die-Hard University: Despite its critics now and over the ages, the university has somehow endured into its ninth … Read More

More Reading (June 20 selection)

June 20, 2016

Happy Monday. Here are some more readings on EdTech, PSE and general tech with a possible impact on education. Enjoy! _____________ EdTech Stories Counseling in 140 Characters: Engagement with diverse students requires that faculty and staff members develop new social-media strategies to reach students by Alfreda James. June 13, 2016 Why EdTech Is A … Read More

This week’s readings

June 10, 2016

A few more items you may find interesting: Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms (April, 2016) Karen E. Willcox, Sanjay Sarma, Philip H. Lippel, MIT Ignore Edtech at Your Peril (June 6, 2016) Jonathan Rees, Colorado State University – Pueblo How Ten Key Developments Are Shaping The Future of Technology-Enable Learning … Read More

Interesting Reading Part 3

June 1, 2016

More interesting reads that have crossed my desk: Mobile Strategy at SFU Canadian Universities and our Digital Future: A workshop by Universities Canada. Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2015, Vancouver A New Architecture for Learning by Rob Abel, Malcolm Brown and John J. Suess. Monday, October 7, 2013. Technology in Higher Education: … Read More

Interesting Reading Part 2

May 19, 2016

Here are some more interesting reads that have crossed my desk. I certainly don’t agree with all the opinions, but it’s good to understand different perspectives: _______________ Why Audrey Watters Thinks Tech Is a Trojan Horse Set to ‘Dismantle’ the Academy By Jeffrey R. Young May 18, 2016 Innovation in Learning Spaces: How We … Read More

Interesting Reading

March 4, 2016

Here are some interesting articles that have crossed my desk lately: No Rush to ‘Go Digital’: Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources by Carl Straumsheim Feb. 22, 2016 After Customer Feedback And Further Delays, Blackboard Changes Learn Ultra Strategy For LMS by Phil … Read More

ACTion on Twitter

September 4, 2015

ACTion Journal now has a Twitter feed: Or bookmark our site: (ACTion is a general-interest publication that explores stories related to how technology is used for teaching and learning at the University of Toronto)