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Change the world? As many say, shall we move back to normality—the very normality that defined a world on the brink of disaster? What? No disaster in your perception-horizon? Same with privilege, we don’t recognize or have perception of disaster before … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: June 29, 2020, 11:27 pm
Tell you something: I did no pivoting, when the remote ed pandemics struck. In fact, I seamlessly transited from face-to-face to remote and online teaching (and learning, ftw) in an easy way. Here is my experience after three full COVID-driven … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: June 20, 2020, 8:14 pm
Institutions of learning should be devoted to the cultivation of curiosity. –A. Flexner Abraham Flexner conceived and developed the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and was its founding director from 1930 to 1939. A unique place, that was able … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: June 5, 2020, 6:13 pm
A book review on Repubblica.it reminds me of a singular issue in the teaching & learning community: Studying, the road less traveled. In it, studying is compared to a sort of rebel passion. Studying is disappearing, writes Paola Mastrocola, author of the … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: May 14, 2018, 5:00 pm
Every so often I hear of some initiative being supported by part of the faculty. The creation of a new Redaction Center. Redaction? Because students do not seem to master their own native language. Innovation? Do you think after 12 … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: August 5, 2016, 8:00 pm
Yesterday June 22nd I presented at Virtual Educa 2016, here in San Juan my paper titled “Higher Education Innovation & Open, Connected Learning: Back To The Future“. Here is the Slideshare presentation. Higher Education Innovation & Open, Connected Learning: Back … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: June 24, 2016, 12:44 am
My friend Dan Ausbury provoked my thought processes by contributing a couple of articles from the New York Times published in the past weeks. The first is “Lecture me. Really.”; the second is “Schools for Wisdom”. I believe they are … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: November 10, 2015, 8:44 pm
I had a great time at the Faculty Resource Network’s 2014 Symposium, last week’s Friday and Saturday in San Juan, with talks from John Sexton, NYU’s President and UPR’s and Sagrado’s Presidents, both current and emeritus. My own presentation was … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: November 30, 2014, 1:55 am
It is a shame I let quite a few months go by since October 2013 when I held an amazing Zen of Teaching interview with edtech gurus Jim Groom and Alan Levine. So, I am humbly trying now to regain … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: February 25, 2014, 2:59 pm
It is now when at long last I have some free will to dedicated to my blog. After this morning post about Bill the Kid, I am going to pay tribute to a couple of events I completely avoided talking … Continue reading
Author: Antonio Vantaggiato
Posted: November 5, 2013, 4:14 pm

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