I've written an analysis of how the media, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in particular, is supporting the campaign for euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada. We are being sold an over-simplified and over-optimistic view of it. Euthanasia and assisted suicide are in fact very diffi... (more) Last week, I ended my article on online education with a video of Chimamanda Adichie, one where she talks about the dangers of a single story. I used her framework to suggest that some current narratives about education are less valid than others.
These days, education experts of all stripes are... (more)
I've been writing about the drawbacks of accredited online education. I've also been reading blogs written by pro-online educators, many of whom are quick to assert that “old-guard” teachers are afraid of the incoming technologies. There also those who feel that online education, like open data, ... (more)