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When I first fell in love with online education my vision, which, I suppose, is normal at the start of any relationship, became exceptionally myopic. I’d develop some crazy fun and brilliantly educational lesson in Moodle, my students (most of them) would stay engaged, become rock stars, and ace every short cycle or state test…
I Always Tried to Use Chicago Style
Technology creates anachronisms faster than we educators understand and realize. Take the citation as an example. In high school I turned in papers MLA style (make sure to get the commas in the correct place). For graduate school it was ALA. For my undergraduate senior thesis I went with Chicago Style if only because it…
The Probability of Being Replaced by a Robot
A new paper by by Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne (and reviewed on the Atlantic) takes a stab at assigning probability of professions being taken over by automation. Here’s the takeaway graph. Note education is given low probability. If, however, you are a library technician, you are screwed.
“I accept this award today with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind. I refuse to accept despair as the final response to the ambiguities of history. I refuse to accept the idea that the “isness” of man’s present nature makes him morally incapable of reaching up for…