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The History of the Future of Education Technology

Education Politics “How higher education made President Trump,” according to Jeffrey Selingo. Via Fusion: “ICE detained close to 700 immigrants in a five-day nationwide raid.” Via Education Week: “Undocumented Teachers Shielded by DACA in Legal and Emotional Limbo.” Via Reuters: “Mexican ‘DREAMer’ nabbed in immigrant crackdown.” Via Buzzfeed: “A DREAMer...

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. I have written quite a bit about the problems (as I see them) with the Horizon Report, most recently in a talk I gave last fall at VCU: “The Best Way...

Education Politics Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the Secretary of Education – the first time that a Vice President has had to break a tie in the Senate for this sort of vote. Her confirmation comes despite Democrats’ opposition and an incredible volume of calls and letters from constituents...

Education Politics “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos?” asks The Atlantic. “Betsy DeVos, Pick for Secretary of Education, Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein. “How Betsy DeVos Became Trump’s Least Popular Cabinet Pick” by Anya Kamenetz. Via The Washington Post: “DeVos questionnaire appears to include...

This talk was delivered at the University of Richmond. The full slide deck can be found here. Thank you very much for inviting me to speak here at the University of Richmond – particularly to Ryan Brazell for recognizing my work and the urgency of the conversations that hopefully my...