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Digital Tweed

Digital Tweed® is the work of Kenneth C. Green, founding director of The Campus Computing Project. If successful, these posts will inform and entertain, and at times also annoy. A little dissonance can be a good thing.

April 12, 2018 - 4:13pm
Drawing on the experience of Microsoft's Bill Gates and IBM's Lou Gerstner, student tutors may be the solution for presidents and provosts who wish to enhance their understanding of digital pedagogy and better understand the learning experiences of their students and the instructional initiatives of their faculty.
February 19, 2018 - 8:44pm
The peak months of the annual academic hiring cycle provide an interesting opportunity to ask yourself:  how did you get here? 
July 13, 2017 - 8:22am
In the campus conversations about innovation and instruction, it's the fear of trying, and the accompanying absence of institutional support and recognition, that impedes faculty efforts at innovation.
January 23, 2017 - 1:51am
What appears to be the largest fake news scam of the fall election was perpetrated by a recent graduate of a “good” liberal arts college.  
December 7, 2016 - 7:29pm
Colleges and universities lose talented people because, increasingly, campus opportunities are not competitive with options elsewhere.
November 27, 2016 - 8:29pm
In higher education as elsewhere, we often limit the public discussion about infrastructure to the things we buy (technology), build (offices, labs, and libraries) or need to update (plumbing, power, and networks).  Yet our people are a critical, if often overlooked, part of the essential infrastructure in higher education.
May 4, 2016 - 8:44pm
Great conference experiences are marked by engaging conversations.
April 14, 2016 - 12:02am
I'll be in San Diego next week conducting online, interactive interviews at the ASU GSV Innovation Summit. We hope the interviews will help to connect the Summit presenters and participants in San Diego with education professionals in schools and on college campuses.
March 9, 2016 - 7:07pm
The personal and policy memory of tuition-free higher education from an earlier era seems lost in the current election cycle. 
February 24, 2016 - 8:44pm
"Implementation," said the long-ago professor in the opening minutes of a graduate school seminar on public policy, "is the movement of cup to lip." That's probably an appropriate metaphor for the conversation about the movement towards digital course materials in higher education.

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