Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

The Laws of Disruption

Here is an interesting video from Larry Downes, author of The Laws of Disruption: Harnessing the New Forces that Govern Life and Business in the Digital Age. The Law of Disruption states that, “social, political, and economic systems change incrementally, but technology changes exponentially" and this video takes a look at just how much technology has changed newspapers, video games, cell phones, and televisions over the last 20+ years.

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