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  1. May 2019
    1. adjunctification of institutions founded on “gift” logic

      I still don't see how institutions are continuing to miss the inevitable outcome, when adjuncts who feel no connection to an institution hop right over to the Mother-of-all-MOOCs online institution that makes the first credible bid to disrupt/replace them?

    1. web annotation as a disruptive media practice, as well as web annotation as performative publishing

      Disruptive of hierarchy.

  2. Feb 2019
    1. L’un des piliers de cet ordre commun, c’était le partage d’un vecteur commun qui allait du local et de l’archaïque vers le global et le futur. Ce cliché permettait de distinguer ce qui est réactionnaire et ce qui est progressiste. La désorientation actuelle rend cette distinction plus difficile dans la mesure où l’on revient, dans tous les pays du monde, à une définition régressive de l’État-nation dans le meilleur des cas, aux racines ethniques dans le pire : l’horizon commun a été explicitement abandonné.
  3. Oct 2018
    1. Meanwhile, IT organizations are often defined by what's necessary rather than what's possible, and the cumulative weight of an increasingly complex communications infrastructure weighs ever heavier.

      In the middle of a deeper exploration of the 2014 edtech landscape.

    1. For those of us on the frontline of K-12 teaching, “education as the practice of freedom” requires forthright discussion and action regarding subjects that are messy (at least in terms of their challenge to the agreed narrative and the cultural status quo) and this messiness can potentially make people uncomfortable, confused, upset, angry, and even potentially confrontational or worse, violent. Administrators and teachers and colleagues generally do not want to embrace the concept of education as the practice of freedom if it means rocking the boat too much.
  4. Aug 2018
    1. what our children and older students are not developing

      As mentioned before: if schools are teaching reading, but not digital reading, are we promoting this negative disruption?

  5. Mar 2018
    1. When you look at the literature around the use of technology in education you will soon come across references to disruption. Having been an early adopter of technology in language teaching I have experienced this and my Master's research (on the user perceptions of voice over the internet) also identified that embedding technology in learning design does require a return to first principles if it is to be embedded successfully. As such it is a useful mechanism if you need to focus teacher attention on why we do what we do. This perspective from IMS Global on disruption clearly assumes that there is something inherent in the existing status quo in education which needs a shake up and gives an industry insight into learning technology in the business of education

      Disruption, technology

  6. Aug 2016
    1. The problem, as Taylor explained, is that the rise of e-commerce and social media has lowered the cost of entry for new competitors.

      Sounds like a very quick summary of what Ben Thompson was saying two weeks ago. But, in this case, it’s from “the horse’s mouth”.

  7. Jul 2016
    1. disruption is a positive force. Disruptive innovations are not breakthrough technologies that make good products better; rather they are innovations that make products and services more accessible and affordable, thereby making them available to a much larger population.
  8. Dec 2015
    1. Yes, my intention was to show the most easily replaced in dark and move it to the least easily replaced.

      One linear model, represented in something of a spiral… Agreed that the transformative experience is tough to “disrupt”, but the whole “content delivery” emphasis shows that the disruption isn’t so quick.

  9. Feb 2014
    1. First, the popularization of the Internet upset the copyright paradigm and led to vigorous public and governmental lobbying by copyright holders in the face of rampant infringem ent.