Author Archives: Michael Feldstein

About Michael Feldstein

Michael Feldstein is co-Publisher of e-Literate, co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner in MindWires Consulting. For more information, see his profile page.

Personalized Learning is Hard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) Paul Fain has written a really good, nuanced article at IHE covering the update that Essex County College gave of their developmental math adaptive learning pilot at a recent conference in Washington, DC. We did … Continue reading

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The Fraught Interaction Design of Personalized Learning Products

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) David Wiley has a really interesting post up about Lumen Learning’s new personalized learning platform. Here’s an excerpt: A typical high-level approach to personalization might include: building up an internal model of what a student … Continue reading

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68 Percent of Statistics Are Meaningless, Purdue University Edition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) I don’t know of any other way to put this. Purdue University is harming higher education by knowingly peddling questionable research for the purpose of institutional self-aggrandizement. Purdue leadership should issue a retraction and an … Continue reading

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Blackboard Acquires Large Latin American Moodle Provider

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) In my first post-BbWorld blog post, I noted that the international market is hugely important for Blackboard and Moodle is hugely important for their international strategy. Nearly a quarter of the company’s revenue and much … Continue reading

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Blackboard: Ask and Ye Shall Receive (Better Answers)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) About a week ago, I complained about Blackboard’s lack of clarity in messaging about their platform in general and the implications for managed hosting customers in particular. I wrote, in part, What is “Premium SaaS”? … Continue reading

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