Episode 23: How Campuses Can Encourage Racial Healing; The Future of Blockchain in Education
Hosts Lorelle Espinosa and Jon Fansmith discuss the response to the murder of George Floyd while exploring how colleges and universities can encourage racial healing. Also, Senior Policy Advisor for the Department of Education Sharon Leu and ACE’s Chief Learning and Innovation Officer Louis Soares talk about the potential applications of blockchain in higher education and about ACE’s federally funded Education Blockchain Initiative.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show: From Intro:
From Conversation With Sharon Leu and Louis Soares:
How Blockchain Is Helping Dallas Students Tell Their Story Forbes | Feb. 14, 2019
Introduction to Blockchains for Educators Office of Education Technology YouTube
The Office of Educational Technology (OET) Medium.com
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Lorelle Espinosa is the vice president for research at ACE. In this role, she is responsible for developing the organization’s thought leadership and research agenda and for ensuring a consistent evidence base across ACE’s array of programs and services.
Jon Fansmith is a director for government relations at ACE. He represents its members on matters related to the federal budget and appropriations process, with a particular focus on student aid.