College Credit for MOOCs – A Great Possibility? Or the Beginning of the End of College Education as We Know It? Or Both?

http://cogdogblog.com/2012/07/17/mooc-hysertia/

I have been watching the growing popularity of MOOCs (“massive open online courses”) with considerable interest. To this point, they are offered for free (mostly) and without college credit. But this may change. According to Tamar Lewin, writing for the New York Times, the American Council on Education will consider offering college credit for some [Read More...]

Yes, Even Google Can Mess Up Big Time! Oak Hills Church Actually Does Worship on Sunday

oak-hills-closed-ipad-8

A friend of mine was visiting from out of town and expressed some interest in attending one of the Sunday morning services at Oak Hills Church, widely known as the home church of Max Lucado. So, I Googled “oak hills church” on my iPad. What appeared, right before the link to the Oak Hills website, [Read More...]

Goodnight Moon is Now an App! What Do You Think?

The homepage of the Goodnight Moon iPad app.

The beloved children’s book, Goodnight Moon, is now an app. For $4.99, you can purchase the app from iTunes for use on an iPad. Now, you, your children, and your grandchildren don’t have to read Goodnight Moon in the old-fashioned way, holding a book, turning the pages, and so forth. Rather, the app will read [Read More...]

Deliberating on Digital: The Curious Case of the Mountain School

Part of the Mountain School in Vermont, from the school's website.

The Mountain School in Vershire, Vermont has been living in a time warp. It lies far enough out in the woods so as to be relatively cut off from digital technology. Cell phones get a weak signal at best. If you want the Internet, you have to settle for dial up. Such literal distance from [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X