Category Archives: Tech Beat

Mobile Learning: Education is Everywhere

This is an article I wrote for the “Tech Beat” column for the Times-Standard: Darrell is a part-time student who does not own a car. Every Tuesday and Thursday, he takes the hour-long bus ride to school. Like many students … Continue reading

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Tapping the Power of Analytics

The Learning Analytics Cycle (Photo credit: dougclow)This is an article I wrote for the Tech Beat column for Times-Standard: Professor Dunn is a chemistry teacher with 120 students in three sections of her class. Her students are all reading the … Continue reading

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Beating the High Cost of Education with Open Textbooks

I wrote this as a Tech Beat article for the Times Standard: Jonas is a 20-year-old College of the Redwoods student. He works part-time at a local auto shop and wants to one day open his own business. He needs … Continue reading

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My Nigerian Millions

This is the Tech Beat article I wrote for the Times Standard: By last count, I have made over $3.5 billion on the Internet since 1997. It has not come all at once; the money trickles in a few million … Continue reading

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Six Factors Driving Online Enrollments

Image by proper dave via FlickrThis was the article that I wrote for the Times-Standard‘s Tech Beat: Many students are taking online classes at College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University. Even though online learning is called “distance learning,” … Continue reading

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