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

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

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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 enrollmentĀ “make higher education more accessible,” these… Continue Reading →

Pigeonholing myself

As I transition back to being “just” a tenured faculty member, I spend much of my time thinking about how I want to spend my time come Fall. While this transition is not of my own choosing, I have come… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 2/27/17 #365project

New NBER Study on Online Education is Deeply Flawed -e-Literate https://t.co/nlE8iQnLek — Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) February 27, 2017 This morning, while scrolling through my Twitter timeline, I was greeted by a link to a new study about online learning. Caroline… Continue Reading →

Ed. tech. research and the black box of the class(room)

Let me just get this out of the way: there may be some who read this post and say, “Well, Jon, of course that’s what you think about this study. The conclusion doesn’t jive with your beliefs in and advocacy… Continue Reading →

Connected Learning @ VCU

VCU ALT Lab’s commitment to “Connected Learning for a Networked World” is starting to take hold. In the coming days, I will be sharing some of the many connected learning opportunities that are popping up. For now, I’ll call your… Continue Reading →

Research and writing in the digital age: A #thoughtvectors Hangout and Twitter backchannel

Today, as part of the #thoughtvectors course, we held a Google+ Hangout with a couple of our awesome VCU librarians. We discussed some key concepts around the inquiry project, where students will be demonstrating their understanding of research and writing… Continue Reading →

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