What´s the end-game in the ”Zoom-business”? It´s not Zoom. Not Microsoft Teams. Not Google Meet. It is not even Cisco Webex. They all are just wrong. So, stop thinking about all these solutions. Here is what to put the eyeballs on instead. And what will happen the upcoming years with this business. Why has Zoom … Continue reading Zoom 2.0 just arrived, but 3.0 will be heavily different
If we just think of it for a second and compare it with another industry: things get rather interesting, and not the least fishy. Yes, why are actually things the way they are at this moment? That has an historical explanation. But how will it then be further on? Here is a suggestion on how … Continue reading What is actually an exam?
Future is about what "will" happen, not about how we might feel about what "should" happen. At this moment we are still in the Corona-times, though parts of the globe have started to open up a bit. What is then reasonable to imagine will happen when there is a Corona-vaccine, or when it is gone? … Continue reading How education will look ones we have a Corona-vaccine
Ones upon a time: vinyl and CD-records. If you were like me: two records per month. Costed 30 Euro. Back home: maybe 500 records. Became about 5000 songs. But today: 10 Euro per month, a streaming subscription. Access to 30 million songs. Lets apply that thought experiment to education and see where we end up. … Continue reading Chew on this little thought experiment
The typical situation for learning is not thousands of participants – MOOC´s. It is smaller groups, 30-100. Still, imagine you cannot meet physically, Corona-times could be one reason. Then here is what you can do. And please note; it can become way better in doing exactly everything that off-line-education is claimed to be great at. … Continue reading How to make online-education gazillion times more social, interactive and live than off-line-education ever can be
Is the best way to, already today, see the future for the "physical" part of a university to visit Disneyland, the Woodstock-festivals, or maybe a big soccer-game between Barcelona and Madrid? Yes, how should a Campus look in a couple of years from today? Let´s compare them and see what secrets we might find here. … Continue reading Start getting to know them
Netflix give us movies made by others, and at the same time; movies they make by themselves. They do well, but it is a balance act one easily might lose. Here is a lesson on that, for the MOOC-provider, its users and suppliers, to chew on. Based on how Goodreads, Amazon and Google handle it. … Continue reading What MOOCs can learn from Goodreads and Google