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The Distance Learning Conspiracy

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses what distance education means for residential education. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/21/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

No Headaches: VR Headsets That Adjust to Your Eyes

Quotes Emily Cooper, research assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, in an article about how engineers are developing virtual reality headsets that can adapt how they display images to account for factors like eyesight and age that affect how we actually see.

Read the full story, published on 2/21/17, in Value Walk.

'Hit Makers' and Our Modern Content Renaissance

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/14/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

Why Our Higher Ed Transformation Crowd Should Read 'The Upstarts'

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World by Brad Stone. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/13/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

Forecasting the Future of ED's Office of Educational Technology Under DeVos

Cites an open letter to newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos by Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL). In the letter, Kim encouraged DeVos to continue the department's "role in helping to create the conditions for knowledge sharing, collaborations, and partnerships across the postsecondary edtech ecosystem."

Love in the Digital Era (Audio)

As a guest on "The Exchange," Kathryn Lively, professor of sociology, discusses whether technology changes the way we interact face-to-face and impacts our long-term relationships.

Listen to the episode, which aired on 2/14/17 on NHPR.

The Meaning of Popular Zombie Twitter Accounts

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses what to make of inactive Twitter accounts with thousands of followers. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the post, which is published in the 2/13/17 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

Rockmore: On Being The Lorax (Audio)

As a commentator on VPR, Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, reads an opinion piece he wrote about how in the new world of the Trump presidency we must all be the Lorax—a cranky proto-eco-advocate character created by author Theodor Geisel '25 (aka "Dr. Seuss")—and stand up for "truth, justice, fairness, and every tentpost of civil society and democracy."

How We Can Use 'Digital Fingerprints' to Keep Terrorist Messaging From Spreading Online (Audio)

As a guest on "Science Friday," Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science and chair of computer science, discusses his work with the Counter Extremism Project to stop the spread of extremist content online.

Listen to the audio, which aired on PRI on 2/13/17.

An Open EdTech Letter to Secretary DeVos

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim writes an open letter to the newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the post in the 2/7/17 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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