Woodrow Wilson Understood

My blog has been pretty quiet recently because the summer has been filled with lots of travel: to Texas to celebrate my older brother Michael’s significant birthday while enjoying two Houston Grand Opera performances of the Elixir of Love conducted by his daughter Emily; to England for ten days of Shakespeare immersion in Stratford and… Read More »


Another Video Conferencing Case Study

If online learning is ever going to supplant live teacher-student conversation, its best implementation is likely to build on video conferencing technology. In my last post, I reported on one video conferencing case study, an entrepreneur’s experience (I called him ‘K’) in using video conferencing as part of the integration of his start-up into a… Read More »

Video Conferencing is not a Panacea

The question for today is whether access to excellent two-way video conferencing technology can replace personal face-to-face communication. While my focus is usually on educational contexts, I decided to reach out to a local entrepreneur who recently sold his start-up company to a large Scandinavian corporation to see how he used video conferencing to support… Read More »