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The university in Mexico in 2030

The university in Mexico in 2030

I leave this weekend for Mexico City, where I will participate in the La Universidad en México en el año 2030: imaginando futuros conference at UAM-Cuajimalpa. I will present a paper (see draft submitted) based on my doctoral dissertation, and, with Arthur Harkins and Cristóbal…

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Leapfrog Asia!

Leapfrog Asia!

I’m still in China, so this is just a quick note that CNN.com published a special report labeled “Just Imagine,” a vision of what life would be like in 2020. The learning section is quite good, and contains an interview with Yasuaki Sakyo, who founded…

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One month with the Nokia N800

One month with the Nokia N800

Last month, I wrote on my latest handheld acquisition: the Nokia N800. I wrote a little on my initial experiences, and pondered its use in education. Now that I’ve had this for a month, it’s time for an update. Unlike most electronics produced by Nokia,…

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“My World” rumors persist

“My World” rumors persist

From Ars Technica: Rumors of Google’s plans to create a virtual world that rivals that of Second Life have popped up once again over the weekend. The company could now be collaborating with Arizona State University to test the 3D social network, which may be…

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Laureate’s push into Asia

Laureate’s push into Asia

Lloyd Armstrong at Changing Higher Education posted comments on Laureate Education CEO Doug Becker‘s move to China… to create something new, backed by financiers that include Paul Allen, George Soros, and the endowment of Harvard University: I have long believed that real innovation in higher…

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A New Paradigm of Knowledge Production

A New Paradigm of Knowledge Production

My doctoral dissertation, A New Paradigm of Knowledge Production in Minnesota Higher Education: A Delphi Study, is available for purchase online or for online preview: Click here to preview the first chapter Or, purchase a PDF download or hardcover copy of this document online at…

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What do you know?

What do you know?

The StarTribune ran a positive piece that raises awareness of David Shupe’s eLumen Collaborative, a Web-based, enterprise-level application for tracking student competencies. The project began as a response to a simple question that higher education institutions and graduates have a hard time answering: What, precisely,…

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My final defense

My final defense

My final defense defense starts in 2 seconds…! Here are my PowerPoint slides, via SlideShare:

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John Moravec, Ph.D.

John Moravec, Ph.D.

Photo credit: TEDxUMN / CC BY-NC-ND About me I am a scholar on the future of work and education; a global speaker; editor of the Knowmad Society project; a co-director of the Invisible Learning project; and I am the founder of Education Futures LLC. My…

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Report on the second Horizon Forum

Report on the second Horizon Forum

Last Friday, 26 leaders from Minnesota’s PreK-17 spectrum gathered for the second meeting of the Horizon Forum. Dr. Tom Tapper, superintendent of Owatonna Public Schools, presented a compelling argument that public education is nearing obsolescence. He states: Today, the system of public education has a…

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