Image from chicago sunday tribune, February 1, 1959

Askr

A Proposal for the Future of Learning Content




Part I: Beyond the MOOC , Beyond the Library


The Limits

The Short List of The Limits of Online Learning

“He had a way of emitting a kind of aura about himself and if you got into that and you weren’t working as hard as you could, you got embarrassed. You knew he was working as hard as he could.”


The Library



ASKR PART II: THE NEW LIBRARY

Mapping Knowledge and Planning Progress

Progress on a Khan Academy Knowledge Map
Rendering of Sphere Grid in Final Fantasy X

The Askr

The Askr, Yggdrasil, or World Tree


Askr PART III: THE ANATOMY OF THE TREE

The Leaves and Branches



The Roots


The Librarians


Data and Credentialling


The Economics


Askr PART IV: Addressing Limits with Integration

The Magic of Libraries and Unintentional Knowledge

“there is pedagogical value in getting lost in the stacks”.


The Role of the Librarian

Redirecting the Energy Behind the MOOC

The Future of Teachers

The Role of the School

The Saxifrage School

Writing from the higher education laboratory.

    Timothy Freeman Cook

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    Product Implementation @degreed …was @WeAreLRNG and @sproutfund; Founder of @saxifrageschool ed. laboratory. Always bicycles and poems.

    The Saxifrage School

    Writing from the higher education laboratory.