Bryan Alexander - A Devil's Dictionary of Educational Technology

This entire dictionary is awesomeness and gold. Blended learning, n. The practice of combining digital and analog teaching. Also referred to as "teaching", "learning", and "the real world". Flipped classroom, n. "The practice of replacing lectures that instructors give to summarize a course's readings with videos of lectures that summarize a course's readings." LMS, n. 1) A document management system, whereby a faculty member can transfer a single document to his or her students....

October 25, 2016 · 1 min

on censorship in the Apple app store

I've been trying to be a voice of reason when it comes to how Apple operates. I'd rather see them as generally trying to do the right thing, but struggling sometimes with some of the nitty gritty things. Like letting individuals interpret blanket policies for what is and is not acceptable in the app store. I'm fine with Apple deciding that an app is unacceptable if it crashes the iPhone. If it hijacks the cellular network....

August 4, 2009 · 2 min