The OER Content Trap

Recently I've been following  a discussion about the future of OER (Open Educational Resources). Most of the discussion has been via blog posts between David Wiley (@opencontent) and Rajiv Jhangiani (@thatpsychprof).  Others have contributed via Twitter.  It's a friendly exchange with the key blog posts having been David's Of OER and Platforms: Five Years Later Evolution vs … Continue reading The OER Content Trap

HLC 2014 – Effective Strategic Planning for Disruptive and Challenging Times

Higher education is facing some very interesting time - challenging and disruptive times. Although virtually all colleges and universities engage in strategic planning, the way they approach strategic planning is ill-suited to the when markets, stakeholders, students, technology, and regulations are changing as rapidly and predictably as they are now. In effect, there's too much … Continue reading HLC 2014 – Effective Strategic Planning for Disruptive and Challenging Times

Angry Bear explains how US businesses failed in the late 20th century

Angry Bear explains how mistaken thinking in the US business community from 1960's onward set the stage for the loss of world-wide economic and technology leadership in many industries. A fable: The Guitar Player who sold his gear or, Bruce Henderson vs. Gordon Moore ~ Angry Bear. I spent much of my career from the … Continue reading Angry Bear explains how US businesses failed in the late 20th century