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.

What Blackboard’s New CEO Needs to Do Now (and how you can tell if he’s doing it)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) As Phil noted in his post, Blackboard has hired a new CEO, a guy by the name of Bill Ballhaus. We don’t know much about him yet, other than that he came from outside education. … Continue reading

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McGraw Hill’s New Personalized Learning Authoring Product

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) In what has to be the softest launch ever, McGraw Hill has been quietly talking about their new personalized learning authoring system. If you ask them when it will be available to all customers, they … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning and the Teacher

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) A few weeks ago, Jonathan Rees wrote a post calling out that, no matter what potential of so-called “personalized learning” for improving student outcomes, there is a potential—and a temptation—for it to be abused as … Continue reading

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Moodle Moves Give Hints of What a Post-Fork World Could Look Like

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Phil and I have written about the growing tension between the interests of Moodle HQ and a those of a couple of the bigger Moodle Partners, most notably Blackboard. There are a number of ways … Continue reading

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Is Open Education a Movement?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Phil and I had a wonderful time co-keynoting the OpenEd 2015 conference. It was a hoot. Here is the spectacular graphic depiction of the keynote done by Tracy Kelly from BC Campus: And here is … Continue reading

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