Tag Archives: Jonathan Rees

Recommended Reading: With or Without EdTech

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) A few weeks ago, I recommended an EdSurge piece by the Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher. It featured this graph of refrigerator vs. washing machine diffusion: I saw this same image featured last week in … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning and the Teacher

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) A few weeks ago, Jonathan Rees wrote a post calling out that, no matter what potential of so-called “personalized learning” for improving student outcomes, there is a potential—and a temptation—for it to be abused as … Continue reading

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Better Ed Tech Conversations

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) This is another follow-up to the comments thread on my recent LMS rant. As usual, Kate Bowles has insightful and empathetic comments: …From my experience inside two RFPs, I think faculty can often seem like … Continue reading

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Changing the Narrative

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) As Phil mentioned, he and I were both lucky to attend the MOOC Research Initiative conference, which was a real tour de force. Jim Groom observed that even the famously curmudgeonly Stephen Downes appeared to be enjoying … Continue reading

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SJSU and Udacity: The Obvious Problems and Value of Report

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) SJSU has announced via an official blog post that they are studying the results of the SJSU Plus program using Udacity. First, news coverage and much commentary have been based on very preliminary and unanalyzed … Continue reading

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