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Back to the Future: Distance Learning, Correspondence Schools, and Pandemics

Converge Magazine reported that the World Future Society predicted that one of the ten breakthrough technologies that “will transform life as we currently know it” is distance education. I was amused because (1) it has already transformed so many people’s [...]

Learning from Renowned Chefs

“Taste, taste, taste,” was the advice of Chef Jody Adams from the Rialto Restaurant in Cambridge, MA. And “know who your customers are”. When was the last time you did the e-learning equivalent and sampled one of your own courses [...]

Perishable Learning

Recently I learned how to put together a memorial service and how to make cotton candy. The former was for the sad occasion of my father’s death and the latter was for my daughter’s elementary school fair. The commonalities are [...]