The Jig is Up

A brief history of the impending transformation of post-secondary education, just to clarify where we are, followed by some commentary. Dates are approximate as I’m working from memory on an airplane. Perhaps later I’ll turn this into a proper piece of writing with supporting links, etc., if folks find it interesting. 7x – The internet. … Read more

On Open Teaching and Public Performance

One of the mainstays of my approach to open teaching is the “public performance” of student work. Since 2004 I’ve been encouraging the learners I work with to post their writing and other artifacts to publicly readable blogs. I have seen, time and again, that a different quality of work is done when people are … Read more