Twitter Updates for 2012-05-08

  • @trengriffin Course-based credentials will happen, but if that were the whole story, companies would do it in-house an ignore college. #
  • @trengriffin College is not a box of courses, and a course is not a box of knowledge. That's the industrial factory mindset. #
  • “Their answers are shaped by what the test requires." So now we're teaching our teachers to the test, too! http://t.co/JDLsp8HT #
  • @trengriffin To be clear, I'm with @chrislehmann that better credentialing for employers is good, but as the floor not the ceiling of ed. #
  • @trengriffin I'm worried about replicating the bad parts of current higher ed via online "efficiencies," vs. real transformation. #
  • Agreed! MT @trengriffin: Lecture format dates from when only the professor had a book. Current college structure = factory mindset. #
  • ICANN just made a cool $350 million from domain name applicants. Who says governance isn't lucrative? http://t.co/8zH7dOG9 #
  • Gallup: Half of Americans support legal same-sex marriage: http://t.co/8mTEzsgp. Gives one hope to see how attitudes can change. #
  • Gallup: Half of Americans support legal same-sex marriage: http://t.co/8mTEzsgp. Gives one hope to see how attitudes can change. #
  • RT @mpetricone: Must-read of the day. "Where are the Jobs? Ask the Patent Trolls" http://t.co/6tbwcwRw #