Recently, I had lunch with one of the deans of my alma mater, Northern Arizona University (NAU). We discussed among many subjects, how technology was changing higher education. I was pleased to hear that NAU received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation to participate in a pilot program in teaching online courses. The Dean admitted that the higher education club is slow to change since they’ve been doing things the same way for hundreds of years. I was a bit worried when I asked if he heard of the Khan Academy and was met with a “should I know” look. After further explanation and some head nodding, the look went away. (I love the Khan Academy and have spent hours on that site feeding my addiction to learning.)Continue Reading
Welcome to the blog of Morgan Howard.
This blog will include subject material from a variety of interests; from my work as the owner of Morgan Howard Productions to many other different subjects.
I live with my family in Seattle, Washington. Prior to Seattle, I have lived and worked in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Salinas/Monterrey, Phoenix, and Flagstaff.
I was born and raised in Yakutat and Kodiak, Alaska. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Production from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Film Production from Columbia College-Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.
I also currently serve on the Board of Directors for Yak-tat Kwaan, Inc. Yak-tat Kwaan is the village corporation for Yakutat, Alaska.