Reflecting on 2018, and (Tentatively) Projecting the Future is an article posted on the Insider Higher Ed website that recaps the year in digital learning. It reports on a new online institution, a transforming textbook market, shifting landscapes for MOOCs and alternative credentials, increasing interest in mobile, and more.
“Just like that, another year is almost over. If it’s been as much of a whirlwind for you as it has for us, you’re likely struggling to make sense of all that changed on the digital learning landscape this year.
Our second annual year-end recap is here to help. We gathered some of the most thoughtful observers of the field to ask these three questions:
- What digital learning development from the past 12 months (either a specific piece of news or a trend) will we still be talking about five years from now?
- Why is this development likely to stick around as a topic of conversation and a driver of innovation?
- How will the conversation evolve in the coming years?
Here’s what they said…”
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Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.