Can You Use Generative AI to Create an AI Curriculum?

Researching and composing an article for my blog can be time-consuming. I usually block out a few hours on a slow weekday afternoon or over the weekend. After a week of meetings and some travel, I realized that much of my Sunday would have to be dedicated to researching and writing this article about developing […]

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Federal Distance Education Rules: Shades of Dolores Umbridge

I’ve been thinking about how recently proposed federal distance education rules remind me of one of the beloved Harry Potter fantasy books. The similarity relates to the fifth novel, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, when Dolores Umbridge was appointed Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher by the Ministry of Magic. Ms. Umbridge […]

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Co-Intelligence: Living and Working With AI

Shortly after the announcement about ChatGPT’s open access, my emails and news feed notices about artificial intelligence (AI) increased. Some of the emails were solicitations for training, and others provided news about the large language model (LLM) technology, particularly about working with AI. As a University of Pennsylvania graduate, I was already receiving Knowledge at […]

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The State Opportunity Index: A New Report from Strada Education Foundation

Strada Education Network has been an innovative supporter of education initiatives since its founding in 2014. Last week, Strada Education Foundation released a new research report announcing the development of the State Opportunity Index. “The State Opportunity Index was developed to help states build a stronger connection between education after high school and equitable pathways […]

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Bumpy Ride Ahead: EVs and the Cost of Private Education

I find myself inundated with news from multiple sources. I subscribe to many publications, mostly online. I also watch the local and national news, usually once a day. An article in The Economist about Tesla triggered a few thoughts about the cost of private education when I first read it last week. Tesla Sales Decline The […]

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The Coming Wave: the Power of AI and the 21st Century’s Greatest Dilemma

Mustafa Suleyman is no stranger to Artificial Intelligence (AI). He co-founded two AI companies, DeepMind and Inflection AI. Recently, it was announced that he is leaving Inflection AI to become CEO of Microsoft AI. His credentials as an AI innovator are impeccable. The Coming Wave is Suleyman’s attempt to make everyone aware of the power […]

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The Evolution of U.S. Higher Education: A 380-Year History

Recently, I was honored to be asked to deliver the keynote speech at the 2024 Annual Membership Meeting of the Education Finance Council. The Education Finance Council is the national trade association representing non-profit and state-based higher education finance organizations. My EFC keynote mostly followed this script: The Evolution of U.S. Higher Education: The Influence […]

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March 2024 AI Update: Transformations in Education, Regulation, and Industry Insights

I continue to be amazed by the frequency of articles about the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) products and applications. There are far too many Generative AI or LLM products to report. The market will settle out with users likely choosing products from the large tech companies (Google, Microsoft, Meta) or the small companies that managed […]

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Subjects of Interest

EdTech

Higher Education

Independent Schools

K-12

Student Persistence

Workforce