Author Archives: Phil Hill

About Phil Hill

Phil is a consultant and industry analyst covering the educational technology market primarily for higher education. He has written for e-Literate since Aug 2011. For a more complete biography, view his profile page.

College Scorecard: ED quietly adds in 700 missing colleges

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) It’s worth giving credit where credit is due, and the US Department of Education (ED) has fixed a problem that Russ Poulin and I pointed out where they had previously left ~700 colleges out of … Continue reading

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LearningStudio and OpenClass End-Of-Life: Pearson is getting out of LMS market

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) Pearson has notified customers that LearningStudio will be shut down as a standalone LMS over the next 2-3 years. Created from the Pearson acquisition of both eCollege and Fronter, LearningStudio has been targeted primarily at fully-online … Continue reading

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Launch Of Moodle Users Association: 44 members sign up, mostly as individuals

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) The Moodle Users Association (MUA), a crowd-funding group for additional Moodle core development, announced today that it is open for members to join. Technically the site was internally announced on its web site last Friday, but the … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: One year after selling majority stake in company

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) One year ago I wrote a post critical of Inside Higher Ed for not doing a blanket disclosure about the sale of a majority stake to a private equity firm with other education holdings (most notably … Continue reading

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It’s Called Data Analysis And Not Data Synthesis For A Reason

By Phil HillMore Posts (384) I’ve never been a big TEDtalks fan, but recently I’ve been exploring some of the episodes, partially based on peer pressure. @PhilOnEdTech @mfeldstein67 y'all should do a weekly PTI style podcast rundown of the issues raised … Continue reading

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