Category Archives: Usability and Human Factors

Response to Robert Talbert: Pedagogical change is difficult, many need support

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) On Monday Robert Talbert, associate professor at Grand Valley State University and author of the Casting Out Nines blog, wrote a provocative and important post titled “Active learning as an ethical issue”. Robert noted: The recent Proceedings of … Continue reading

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Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) George Siemens made an excellent point in his recent blog post after his White House meeting. I’m getting exceptionally irritated with the narrative of higher education is broken and universities haven’t changed. This is one … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning Changes: Effect on instructors and coaches

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) Kate Bowles left an interesting comment at my previous post about an ASU episode on e-Literate TV, where I argued that there is a profound change in the instructor role. Her comment: Phil, I’m interested to … Continue reading

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Pilots? We don’t need no stinkin’ pilots!

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) Timothy Harfield commented on Arizona State University’s approach to pilots and scaling innovation at ASU. .@philonedtech excellent comment on the problem of scaling innovation in #HigherEd. This is a central concern for @UIAinnovation. — Timothy … Continue reading

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Worth Considering: Students can have their own perspectives on edtech initiatives

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) Triggered by Friday’s article on e-Literate TV, there have been some very interesting conversations both in the Chronicle comment thread and on the e-Literate TV site. The most, um, intense conversations have centered on the … Continue reading

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