Twitter Updates: 2013-05-24 to 2013-05-30

  • A dozen years ago, Bill Gates used to complain that MSFT project groups all used innovators dilemma to argue for funding. ->
  • It's Memorial Day in the U.S. Must be time for a backyard BBQ blow-out at casa Werbach! ->
  • Gamification Spring 2013 Statistics: http://t.co/OOnNUOJHiu via @YouTube ->
  • Posted a video with some statistics from my Coursera #gamification13 MOOC. Generally similar to the first session. http://t.co/rAWPHBzaXc ->
  • So, @martingeddes, what happens when all telecom becomes "voluntary connection of fully private networks", i.e. no PSTN backstop? in reply to martingeddes ->
  • Latest Coursera & Udacity announcements belie the meme that universities can't innovate.MOOCs enable and magnify their innovation. ->
  • At the Coursera partner conference this spring, I was blown away by what was happening at the (then) 60+ schools in the network. ->
  • University tuition and business models are already under siege. MOOCs aren't the cause; they can be part of the solution. ->
  • MOOCs are only "disruptive" to universities whose mission is limited to tuition-based credentialing. I.e. none of the selective ones. ->
  • I'm referring to this Coursera announcement, BTW, and the Geargia Tech online masters with Udacity. http://t.co/p78xCHiqxa ->
  • Coursera and EdX MOOCs can improve on online education if they benefit from their networks, through sharing experiences, content, and data. ->
  • It's not certain the MOOC platforms will take advantage of their networks. They have incentives to be just content funnels. ->
  • About to do a talk on MOOCs and gamification in a virtual world — the rare buzzword trifecta! http://t.co/aw5SxMknNp ->
  • My latest upload: MOOCs – A View from the Digital Trenches on @slideshare http://t.co/UwYTr4Wxol ->
  • Such great news for all of us boring professors! Study finds students don't learn more from charismatic lecturers. http://t.co/5ZGQXTipa8 ->