MOOCs and vendor conferences
This week, Jude and Colin discuss the pros and cons of vendor-specific conferences, and the state of MOOCs in summer 2013
1 Aug 2013
Open Source LMSes and Attending Conferences
Jude and Colin discuss the news of EdX partnering with Stanford for open source LMS development. In addition, they discuss tips for getting the most out of conference travel.http://allthingsd.com/20130402/stanford-to-work-with-edx-open-source-learning-platform/
4 Apr 2013
Jude and Colin talk about wearable computing - the Pebble watch, Google Glass and fitness trackers.
21 Feb 2013
To the Cloud
Jude and Colin discuss the pros and cons of the "juicy middle" of cloud service migration - hosted SaaS applications.
8 Feb 2013
Most Popular Podcasts
Jude and Colin discuss the latest news about e-textbooks out of CES. For details, check these links:http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/09/kno-launches-kno-me-interactive-textbook-metrics-lets-you-stu/ http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/8/3850550/textbooks-ces-highlight-changing-education-industry-mcgraw-hill-smartbook http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/08/mcgraw-hill-smartbook/
24 Jan 2013
This week, we discuss the immediate and long term impacts of Big Data in higher education. For a quick primer on some of the uses, check out this article from Texas.
11 Jan 2013
Computers in Africa
Jude and Colin discuss digital education in Africa, spurred by this article from the Economist:http://www.economist.com/news/business/21567972-schools-africa-are-going-digitalwith-encouraging-results-tablet-teachers?frsc=dg%7Ca
13 Dec 2012
Jude and Colin discuss the UW system's new flexible degree scheme - for details, check out http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/uw-milwaukee-will-be-st-system-school-to-offer-flexible/article_69884608-3961-11e2-8fb6-0019bb2963f4.html
29 Nov 2012
The triumphant return! Jude and Colin discuss the rise of MOOCs.
19 Nov 2012
Jstor and Patents
Jude and Colin discuss the increased confusion and outrage surrounding patents, and the case of Aaron Schwartz and Jstor.
5 Aug 2011