Holiday Weekend Readings

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 century
By James Axtell  June 20, 2016

What a Microsoft-Owned LinkedIn Means for Education
By Dian Schaffhauser June 20, 2016

An Elsevier African Megajournal Proposal:  Re-colonizing the university in Africa?
by Eva Gray  June 23, 2016

‘Indistinguishable from reality’: Elon Musk says we’re probably living in a simulation – here’s the science
by Mark Robert Anderson June 23, 2016

This Simple Computer Game Seriously Boosts Children’s Math Skills
by Robin Andrews  June 16, 2016

Preparing for ‘Era of Data Ubiquity’: Researchers convene to discuss how the deluge of data collected about students can be used to benefit higher education without compromising privacy.
By Carl Straumsheim   June 28, 2016

U of T’s Citizen Lab and Open Effect develop privacy watchdog tool for Canadian consumers
By Adrienne Harry  June 24, 2016

Learning More About Active Learning
by David Gooblar  June 29, 2016

Internet Trends 2016 – Code Conference
by Mary Meeker  June 1, 2016

Evaluation of Lecture Capture Appliances
by Raul Burriel and Christopher Dechter  June 2016