We have already heard entrepreneurs claiming it; with the help of digital tools, we can create a different, even better, world. In some cases, we have actually also seen it happening in reality. But education; come on, it will just not happen there, because that is something totally different than developing Google, Amazon and Facebook. … Continue reading Seriously; far better, far more, for far less?
There really are…so many things to care about in the world of education nowadays. So what, out of all of them, should we Really care about? And How, and Why should we even care? Should we actually care, or not? I think that this new published book could be useful for exactly just this challenge. … Continue reading My head is just spinning!
Surprise: new universities are now created. Actually: no surprise. But will they make it…if they continue to think as historians like Nial Ferguson? He is one of the academics around the globe that is trying. Perhaps. But here is a much better idea; if you, today, want to vitalize the luxury version of off-line education. … Continue reading Send Austin to space
Whoopsy daisy...imagine perhaps a Chinese teacher now suddenly starts cherry-picking your best students. I mean the ones you had in your own local class-room. The ones you today educate digitally. But on the other hand...whoopsy daisy, if you instead started to teach these Chinese students yourself. Here is how to can win this whoopsy daisy-game. … Continue reading Go high five, go low beyond, avoid the middle
It is Zoom. Or Skype, Teams, FaceTime, Lifesize, Google Classroom, Hangouts, Facebook Live, Cisco Webex, whatever. The list becomes longer and longer and longer. And you are already there. We all are. But...contrary to what most people suggest; you should not mute when you are. At least if you want to run great things live. … Continue reading Stop muting
Reading, writing, listening takes time. Thinking, reflecting, discussing takes time. Learning things do take time. How else for instance become a great chess-player? So why this obsession with digital education having to be fast, and short? Here is a useful influence, if you go for slow, and long, E-learning. It obviously has a big market. … Continue reading Why the slowest, and longest, E-learning-course in history will make it
Books nowadays are cheaper than ever. Amazon. But, some of them are actually more expensive than ever. What does that tell about what it will cost to take an MBA in the future? What does it tell about the possibilities to earn money as a provider of it? And; about the Ed-industry as a whole? … Continue reading Steel this course (for $ 9.99)
Group work, simple. Interactive group work, also simple…As long as you as a leader of it, do it with 5, 10, maybe even 50, people. But if you want to do it with hundreds, even thousands, of people, it becomes tricky. On top of that: how to hear their solutions, get feedback? Then try this. … Continue reading Interactive group-work, in big scale: possible with digital tools, but not without them