Just Let It Happen: Living with Open-Ended Outcomes

Just Let It Happen: Living with Open-Ended Outcomes

In “Teaching Creativity – Not Conformity,” I began by positing that we need to encourage exploration through questioning rather than providing answers to our students (and employees). Since then, Kevin Kelly has reemphasized the same theme by identifying the skill of questioning as one of the key trends that will shape humans in our...
NMC Releases Strategic Brief Exploring the Potential for Course Apps to Transform Teaching and Learning

NMC Releases Strategic Brief Exploring the Potential for Course Apps to Transform Teaching and Learning

The NMC has released "Course Apps: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief" at the annual EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Commissioned by Adobe Systems, the report explores the emergence of new forms of instructional resources, known informally as “course apps” — special mobile applications with functionalities that promise to redefine the category.