Tools Retrograde

For the 12th year in a row, Jane Hart is once again asking professionals to vote on their own top tools for learning. I always look forward to Jane’s call for votes…as it provides an opportunity for me to reflect on my own use.  Last year’s compilation can be found here.  My post last year… Read more Tools Retrograde

Continual Beta or Plan B

This coming week, students in ILD-831 will be exploring tools for learning, including the analysis of a specific tool that they chose and exploration for how that tool might impact leadership. Meanwhile, in my EDU-6323 class, several students commented that articles such as Mike Wesch’s (2009) From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able and EDUCAUSE’s (2015) Next Generation… Read more Continual Beta or Plan B

Internet Trends

Mary Meeker is out with her annual look at the “State of the Internet”…and as always, it is fascinating. Internet Trends 2017 Report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Mary has been doing this since 2002, but I first became aware of the annual report back in 2011.  I have since incorporated it into my… Read more Internet Trends

Other Tools to Consider

In my ILD831 class for Creighton University this week, my 12 students will be looking at digital tools.  Using Jane Hart’s C4LPT Top 200 list as a starting point, they self-selected the following tools to explore and analyze from a leadership perspective (number indicates rank on the Top 200 list): Audacity (28) Canva (57) Clarify… Read more Other Tools to Consider

My Current Top Tools

Jane Hart tweeted that her 8th annual survey of learning professionals was out for her Top Tools for Learning 2014.  I always find this list interesting and a great resource to share with my students.  I regularly use quite a number, and have at least played with all but 18 of the top hundred.  Last… Read more My Current Top Tools

On the Horizon

I am not at the Educause Learning Initiative 2014 conference this year, but I always look forward to the New Media Consortium‘s annual Horizon Report, in which a team of colleagues from around the world attempt to forecast six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies that will impact teaching and learning in… Read more On the Horizon

The Hyperconnected Life

Interesting infographic from InternetProvider.Org on the positive and negative influences of hyperconnectiveness, based on the Pew Internet and American Life Project.