Tag Archives: Learning and Technology

Collaborate to Compete: Online Learning Taskforce

Got an email this morning that started with 'online learning needs a strategy, says new report'. it went on to assert that 'universities and colleges need to make online learning a central part of their strategies if they are to stay competitive globally'.


Book: Disrupting Class

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Disrupting Class"]Disrupting Class[/caption] Wearing my Futurelab Associate Director hat  I was invited to speak at the CoSN Annual Conference in Washington DC earlier in the month. I picked up one of the big themes I have pursuing for a number of year -  'Technology Push v Learning Pull' [subject of subsequent post]. I was invited to have dinner at the conference with Curtis  W Johnston one of the co-authors of 'Disrupting Class' and was impressed with the depth of his thinking on the.

Visit to the USA – Overview

I spent last week in the States with my friend and colleague Andy Pendry, LTS Glow Technology Adviser . The purpose of our visit was to: •    Help develop our thinking on how we might evolve Glow over the next few years (Glow v2) •    Explore trends in the use of technology for learning •    Get a better understanding of how the educational landscape is changing in the US (and how that change is being managed and supported). •    Take the opportunity to the visit the George Lucas Educational Foundation and follow-up the recent recognition of Glow as a world leading educational programme. Our itinerary.