Quoted in Inc. article on digital trends in edTech

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Drew Hendricks writes, ” ‘The availability of CBE as a serious form of education has not yet reached the public consciousness,’ said Jonathan Blake Huer, Director of Emerging Technologies, Ball State University. ‘I think in the near future, CBE, blended learning and other forms of education will become a bigger factor in differentiating institutions and … View More

Future Trends Forum: Live from EDUCAUSE

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I had the good fortune of joining Bryan Alexander in person on the Future Trends Forum at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. You can catch a recording of the live broadcast below. Special thanks to the great folks at Shindig and EdSurge for all their support!

Educause Annual Conference 2016

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At the Educause Annual Conference in Anaheim, I was fortunate to be on a panel with Dr. Gerard Puccio, Chair and Professor at SUNY Buffalo State, and Tacy Trowbridge of Adobe titled, “What Do Today’s Students Really Need to Succeed in the Future?” as well as present a solo seminar, “Save Time and Resources: Using … View More

Ball State Achievements wins internationally at GWC!

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The Ball State Achievements app won Best Education Project 2016 at the Gaming World Conference in Madrid, Spain beating out numerous other educational projects from around the world. After a few years of use, Ball State Achievements has shown how to effectively use mobile gamification to increase engagement and retention rates in at-risk students.  

Educause Seminar October 25th!

Coming to Educause in Anaheim? I will be leading a pre-conference seminar titled SEM01P-Save Time and Resources: Using Disruptive Technologies in Higher Education, at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, October 25-28 in Anaheim, California on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 12:30PM. Here is the session abstract: The creative economy. The sharing economy. Makerspaces. Digital distribution. The … View More

Worldwide ADE Institute 2016

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I have decided that my next book will be titled, “Producing for Educators.” I took the first step by doing a poster presentation at the Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educator Institute 2016 in Berlin, Germany. As usual, I was in awe of my ADE colleagues and honored to be invited to attend the event. Their innovative … View More

BlackBoard World 2016 Presentation

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I had the honor of presenting with Michael Berman, Kathy Fernandes, and Jean-Pierre Bayard at BlackBoard World in Las Vegas, NV. The presentation is titled, “Gaining consensus on the future of your LMS: insights and best practices from California State University.” You can watch the presentation here. Abstract: How do you balance the needs of … View More

Special Guest on the Future Trends Forum

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I was honored to be the special guest on the Future Trends Forum for June 9th, 2016. The Future Trends Forum hosted by Bryan Alexander addresses the most powerful forces of change in academia. Bryan, the founder of the online blog Future Trends in Technology and Education, began this weekly forum to enliven the discussion … View More

Campus Technology: 9 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

I was fortunate to be on a panel with Bryan Alexander, Jack Suess, and Michelle R. Weise to discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech for 2016. You can check out the entire article here: https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/01/13/9-ed-tech-trends-to-watch-in-2016.aspx

“Mobile Trends” in Campus Technology

Top Mobile Trends to Watch in 2016 by Toni Fuhrman “Two visionary IT experts discuss the biggest trends in mobile for the coming year, from 3D touch and virtual reality to wearables and the Internet of Things.” Check it out: https://campustechnology.com/articles/2015/11/10/top-mobile-trends-to-watch-in-2016.aspx