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.

Pearson, Efficacy, and Research

A while back, I mentioned that MindWires, the consulting company that Phil and I run, had been hired by Pearson in response to a post I wrote a while back expressing concerns about the possibility of the company trying to … Continue reading

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A Weird but True Fact about Textbook Publishers and OER

As I was perusing David Kernohan’s notes on Larry Lessig’s keynote at the OpenEd conference, one statement leapt out at me: Could the department of labour require that new education content commissioned ($100m) be CC-BY? There was a clause (124) … Continue reading

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Better Ed Tech Conversations

This is another follow-up to the comments thread on my recent LMS rant. As usual, Kate Bowles has insightful and empathetic comments: …From my experience inside two RFPs, I think faculty can often seem like pretty raucous bus passengers (especially … Continue reading

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Walled Gardens, #GamerGate, and Open Education

There were a number of interesting responses to my recent LMS rant. I’m going to address a couple of them in short posts, starting with this comment: …The training wheels aren’t just for the faculty, they’re for the students, as … Continue reading

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Dammit, the LMS

Count De Monet: I have come on the most urgent of business. It is said that the people are revolting! King Louis: You said it; they stink on ice. – History of the World, Part I Jonathan Rees discovered a … Continue reading

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