New academic year – state of higher education (aka lessons from the media, Stephen Fry and Cengage)

A new academic year and renewed, but no doubt short lived, interest in the media for (higher) education.  The BBC’s On The Money advocated the continued value of a degree in face of renewed interest in apprenticeships and ongoing tuition fee burdens.  Meanwhile The Guardian ran a story on the negative impacts of the rises… Continue reading New academic year – state of higher education (aka lessons from the media, Stephen Fry and Cengage)

Reflections on trying to map the l(earning)ms landscape

A couple of webinars, that I have attended recently, have included some commentary on approaches to tackling learning technology, including via quadrant based approaches to analyzing the Learning Management System marketplace: 1.     TrainingIndustry.com – Ten Secrets For Selecting the Right Technology 2.     Understanding the European Learning Technologies market with the Elearnity 9-Grid™ I think mapping/quadrant… Continue reading Reflections on trying to map the l(earning)ms landscape