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.

Unizin Perspective: Personalized learning’s existence and distance education experience

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) By reading the Unizin pitch for the State University System of Florida shared yesterday, we can see quite a few claims about the (potential) benefits to be provided by the consortium. “Make sure that the universities were not cut … Continue reading

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Unizin Offering “Associate” Membership For Annual $100k Fee

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. While researching this question, I … Continue reading

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Instructure: Accelerating growth in 3 parallel markets

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is at its core a very simple strategy. Despite … Continue reading

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Promising Research Results On Specific Forms Of Adaptive Learning / ITS

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform. The context of article was on D2L’s misuse of the results, but the study itself … Continue reading

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Unizin One Year Later: View of contract reveals . . . nothing of substance

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) I’ve been meaning to write an update post on Unizin, as we broke the story here at e-Literate in May 2014 and Unizin went public a month later. It’s one year later, and we still have the … Continue reading

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