Steady As She Goes: Why Education Is Durable

In dire perpetual crisis, education must change, and it will change because it's really different this time around -- or is it?

Cyberdystopia: ...But Be Wary, Reflective about Real Ones

Beyond the straw men, there is a deeper concern about the Cyberdystopia scenario which is not so easily dismissed -- what are we truly giving up when we embrace cyberized education?

Cyberdystopia: Beware Straw Men...

Most cyberdystopian criticisms about cyberized/online education lack substance -- false dichotomies and other straw men...

Cyberdystopia: The Dark Side of Cyberized Education

In the Cyberdystopia scenario, the cyberization of education in an impending disaster -- nobody wins; humanity loses.

Free Learning Rules: The Upsides

Free Learning Rules would be disastrous for formal education in its extreme; in moderation -- Free Learning Influences -- have a lot of upsides to them.

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.5) - Dubious Track Record, Prospects

The fifth and final downside to the Free Learning Rules scenario is a dubious track record and iffy prospects.

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.4) - Uneven Quality

With OERs and other free learning resources, you never know what you're going to get quality-wise -- so be prepared for the sublime, the ridiculously awful, and just about anything in between...

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.3) - Animated by Animus? Romance? Both?

The Free Learning Rules scenario and its advocates seem to be motivated by a kind of romantic anarchism - a blend of idealistic romance about freedom tinged with some hostility toward schooling

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.2) - Education Is Not the Same as Learning

Free Learning Rules advocates oversimplify education by equating it with learning, resulting in naive, ineffective, sometimes damaging, and ultimately disappointing prescriptions for educationa

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.1) - No Free Lunch

Finding fault with the Free Learning Rules scenario and its advocates may strike some as insensitive or worse.

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