Dr Kate Bowles is a long-term strategic thinker about online education. Her points about the ‘vendoring’ of online education and the role of universities remain a useful and intriguing challenge to decision makers. Are our more complex, content-minded LMSs denying us the elegant simplicity of better-used collaborative tools? Can we ‘rewild’ education?
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/661214e8-d9d0-4410-bfdd-6a6796b88378-072-Kate-Bowles-Final.mp3 | recorded May 2022
Kate’s profile: https://scholars.uow.edu.au/display/kate_bowles
Kate’s blog: https://musicfordeckchairs.com/
Cited in the interview:
- Kate mentions Phil Hill’s ‘squid’ diagram. A mid-year 2021 update can be seen here: State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US and Canada: Mid-Year 2021 Edition – PhilOnEdTech
- For more on COIL: Collaborative Online International Learning – Office of Global Engagement (ncsu.edu)