Twitter Updates for 2012-07-25

My Coursera 6-week online course on #Gamification starts August 27. It's free and open to all, so sign up! #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-23

@jaygoldman Thanks. The Supernova conference is on hold. Market too frothy, and I wanted time for other things, e.g. the gamification work. # @jaygoldman Tech conferences are due for disruption/reinvention anyway. # Heading to DC for the day. Used to be my second home, but lately visiting frustrates me. Hoping this time for some reason for optimism. # @jaygoldman My starting point is flipping the conference: get the content online, ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-20

"Two of the most arrogant types of institutions—Silicon Valley cos intersecting with these elite academic programs." # @tsand Thanks, but my challenge is doing live writing and drawing on a screen as I'm describing concepts. Even straight lines are hard. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-19

Folks, MOOCs won't replace college any more than Amazon replaced all of local retail. Stop the hyperbole. # @_anuj Absolutely. MOOCs expand access to knowledge and skills, which is wonderful. Not the same as replacing college. # Another MOOC analogy: TED talks = awesome content and some community. Will have impacts on education, but won't replace college. # A lesson from the MOOC hype is that top universities haven't ...

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-18

Love this quote on MOOCs from NAF's Kevin Carey: "There’s panic. Whether it’s senseless panic is unclear.” #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-17

@ibogost @rkischuk @reetesh I'm offering more cowbell. # @ibogost Now that Georgia Tech has joined Coursera, when can we expect the Cow Clicker MOOC? Think of all the clicks you'll get! # UVa joins Coursera (with 11 others) weeks after firing its president for allegedly not doing enough online ed. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-16

Hey @adamwerbach, "The nation is in a sharing mood – and start-ups are capitalizing on it." #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-15

Tried to show a clip of a purchased iTunes movie for an intellectual property class. Display blocked by copy protection. Point made. #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-13

@fashpo The dates aren't Coursera's fault. I've been developing my course for 2 months in spare time. It's all new; hard to have visibility. # If nothing else, *I'm* learning a huge amount developing this Coursera gamification course. Working hard so the students do too! # My latest SlideShare upload : Gamification and Online Education via @slideshare #

Twitter Updates for 2012-07-12

Big case for future of video. RT @gigibsohn: Aereo wins the first round in federal court. @publicknowledge is pleased: # Suddenly I've become an advisor to colleagues on video studio setup for online courses. Faculty will need to learn a new skillset. # Heading to Coursera HQ to present on gamification and online education. Should be a good discussion. #