Digital badges seem to be filling in the cracks for career readiness—and sometimes college readiness—that aren’t covered by formal degree and certificate programs.
Whether you call it NGDLE, an LMOS, a learning platform, or something else, people have been wanting a next-generation post-LMS for a long time. We finally have both the interoperability standards and the market incentives to make it possible—if the LMS vendors are willing to take a risk.
CSU Pueblo’s Jonathan Rees takes issue with Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher’s use of refrigeration history to explain ed tech diffusion. That might sound esoteric, but it’s a classic example of the kind of rigor we should be applying to all ed tech analysis.
The Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher has written an interesting analysis of ed tech diffusion by comparing it to that of various household appliances in the 20th Century.
Phil and I will be doing a webinar along with Echo 360’s Fred Singer for Inside Higher Ed. We’ll be talking about how to think about adopting these platforms in ways that create opportunities to encourage conversation within the campus community about pedagogy and improving student outcomes.