Monthly Archives: March 2010

Generations and Educational Change

The “net generation” (also known as “generation y,” “millenials” or “digital natives”) has been defined as those born in industrialized nations between 1977 and 1997, and thus exposed to innovations like personal computers, the Internet, and mobile phones at a … Continue reading

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Media Theory, Education and the University

A paper I’ve been working on with Darryl Cressman that focuses on Kittler’s media theory and education. One element that this paper traces over a number of mediatic developments (revolutions?) is the role of pictorial elements (above) in conceptualizing and … Continue reading

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DIY U Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation…

A new book from Anya Kamenetz looks at the crises (rising tuition, falling standards) and opportunities (cc content, blended learning) that institutions of higher learning are confronting. This examination is thoughtful and thoroughly-researched. It avoids the apocalyptic predictions that Tapscott … Continue reading

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