Back in 2003, when Second Life arrived on the internets, I was not in a position to take part. My computer wasn’t fast enough and I didn’t have the time available. Since then, I resisted joining on the grounds that it seemed really materialistic and commercial. While there were indeed interesting things happening there, [...]
From the start of elementary school until high school graduation, students spend two million minutes preparing for their future. Director Chad Heeter’s documentary 2 Million Minutes explores the dramatic differences between the way Western students spend that time versus students in China and India.
University of Texas professor David Parry is my idea of the future of education. According to Parry:
“The more we try to put those walls up, and say “I’m a professor, I only talk inside the class” the more irrelevant we become.”
I cannot agree more. This is what [...]
I just returned from another wonderful Magazines Canada Web Weekend event where I presented my talk “Magazines2.0: User is King” to a dynamic and engaged group of Mags Canada member publications. Find out more about my presentation below …