Stephen Downes

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The Case for a Campus Makerspace
[Expletive Deleted] Ed-Tech #Edinnovation
The Comments Are Closed
The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation"
Visiting Seymour
Technology, Progressive Education, and Diane Ravitch's Reign of Error
Hack Education Weekly News: Students "Hack" Their iPads, the MacArthur Genius Grants, and More
The Education Apocalypse
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Data vs Privacy
On Listing Education Innovators and Intellectuals
Educating Modern Learners Is Live!
The Future of Ed-Tech is a Reclamation Project
#YesAllWomen and Ed-Tech Conferences, or Why ISTE is Unsafe
Un-Fathom-able: The Hidden History of Ed-Tech
The History of Ed-Tech via Patent Applications
The History of "Personalization" and Teaching Machines
Ed-Tech's Monsters #ALTC
Beyond the LMS
Beyond the MOOC
The Compulsion for Data
Convivial Tools in an Age of Surveillance
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2014
A Hippocratic Oath for Ed-Tech
The Beauty of the Block
Pearson, PARCC, Privacy, Surveillance, & Trust
Doxxing to Defend Student Privacy
Techno Fantasies
Anonymous Messaging Apps on Campus
Learning Networks, Not Teaching Machines
No, Sesame Street Was Not the First MOOC
Challenging MOOCs
Rethinking 'What Counts'
And So, Without Ed-Tech Criticism...
Technology Imperialism, the Californian Ideology, and the Future of Higher Education
The Web We Need to Give Students
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2015
Credits and Credentialing
The Employability Narrative
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2015: The Business of Ed-Tech
Ed-Tech Patents: Prior Art and Learning Theories
GitHub for Education, Revisited
Critiquing Khan Academy: Teacher Theater and the Power of Satire
Edmodo's New $25 Million Investment: What It Means for Schools
The Problems with Coursera's Peer Assessments
What Do Kids Say Is The Biggest Obstacle To Technology At School?
The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy
JSTOR Opens Access to Its Early Journal Content (Thanks, Aaron Swartz)
Should Students Use Pseudonyms Online?
Ning Co-Founder Launches Mightybell: Another Educational Tool in the Making?
A Black Eye for Blackboard Over Its Response to Major Security Flaws
Why Aren’t Students Using E-Books?
Codecademy and the Future of (Not) Learning to Code
Is There an “Education Graph”?
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2011: The Business of Ed-Tech
A Few Thoughts on “Pay a Blogger Day”
Stanford AI Professor Thrun Leaves University to Start Udacity, an Online Learning Startup
MITx: The Next Chapter for University Credentialing?
Finding the Right Price for Great Educational Content
A $100 Solar-Powered Tablet: Will This Be “The One”?
Stanford Professors Daphne Koller & Andrew Ng Also Launching a Massive Online Learning Startup
MITx Opens for Enrollment (and Certification - For Now - Is Free)
The Failure of One Laptop Per Child
Google Apps for Education: When Will It Replace the LMS?
Edshelf: An Educational App Directory for Teachers
Coursera, the Other Stanford MOOC Startup, Officially Launches with More Poetry Classes, Fewer Robo-Graders
Why Is Mathalicious Raising Money on Kickstarter?
Massive MOOC Dropouts: Are We Really Okay With That?
What Do We Mean By "Open"?
Ed Startup 101, Week 4
Gardner Campbell, J. Alfred Prufrock, & the Ecologies of Yearning
The Obstacles to OER
Why "Is There an Ed-Tech Bubble?" Is the Wrong Question
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: MOOCs
Why I'm Not Making Ed-Tech Predictions for 2013
Amazon's Plans for OER
Blockchain for Education: A Research Project
'I Love My Label': Resisting the Pre-Packaged Sound in Ed-Tech
Ed-Tech and the Commercialization of School
Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change
'It's Like Amazon, But for Preschool'
The History of the Future of High School
A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society
The MOOC revolution that wasn't
Clippy and the History of the Future of Educational Chatbots
Disciplining Education Technology
Peter Thiel and the Future (and Funding) of Education Technology
Attending to the Digital
(This Is Not a Morphology of) The Monsters of Education Technology
Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking
Why History Matters
Rationalizing Those 'Irrational' Fears of inBloom
The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren't 'Tech')
Why 'A Domain of One's Own' Matters (For the Future of Knowledge)
The Omidyar Network and the (Neoliberal) Future of Education
Education Technology as 'The New Normal'
The Histories of Personalized Learning
Dunce’s App
Hack Education Weekly News
PLATO and the History of Education Technology (That Wasn't)
"The Audrey Test": Or, What Should Every Techie Know About Education?
Personalization by Paper and Non-Mechanical Teaching Machines
The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology
(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News
The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'
Fables of School Reform
Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Ed-Tech Agitprop
The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2019)
The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade
HEWN, No. 337
The Dial-a-Drill: Automating the Teacher with Ed-Tech at Home
The History of the Future
Educational Crises and Ed-Tech: A History
'All Watched over by Machines of Loving Grace': Care and the Cybernetic University
The Ed-Tech Imaginary
Building Anti-Surveillance Ed-Tech
Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy
Ed-Tech and Trauma

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