Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D.

Living at the intersections of education, technology, leadership, and policy.

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WWW = WWW

WWW = World Wide Web WWW = Wild Wild West As I continue my summer of inquiry around distance education policy and practice in higher education, I posit (for now, at least), that for institutions of higher education, the World… Continue Reading →

Distance education – pot of gold?

Most public institutions of higher education that I know of are chasing a pot of gold at the end of the distance education rainbow. In other words, in an effort to increase revenue grow enrollment “make higher education more accessible,” these… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 09/07/17 #365project

In my best Dennis Green voice… when it comes to Betsy DeVos, she is who we thought she was! (Read this thread) DeVos has announced new approach to #TitleIX, which covers campus rape cases. This is part of a larger… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 2/7/17 #365project

New US high-school exam leaked… pic.twitter.com/5DXPWR3xhT — Pundamentalism (@Pundamentalism) February 7, 2017 Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the new Secretary of Education today. I’ve tried to blog about my opposition to her candidacy, but I haven’t been able to put… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 2/2/17 #365project

https://twitter.com/audreywatters/status/827337663673933828 So, Audrey Watters becomes the first person to earn a 2nd tweet of the day from me. No surprise, really, since of Audrey Watters, I am a big fan. Today, I had the distinct pleasure of seeing Audrey again,… Continue Reading →

New media and higher education

It’s trite at this point to compare education and journalism as “industries” struggling to adapt in increasingly digital times. So, when Chris Hughes took to Medium to announce that he was looking to sell The New Republic, it was too… Continue Reading →

Higher ed’s big move? Part 1

Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, delivered the 2015 Hays Press-Enterprise lecture at the University of California, Riverside on April 7. The text of his speech titled “Journalism’s Big Move: What to Discard, Keep, and Acquire in Moving… Continue Reading →

Our “Why”

I have an incredible opportunity to work with some great people to build a great organization. I am the interim director of the Office of Online Education at VCU. This office is relatively new and when I took on this… Continue Reading →

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