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.

No, Blackboard Report Did Not Conclude That Online Classes Are “A Poorer Experience”

By Phil HillMore Posts (412) I’m seeing a lot of chatter online about the recently-released Blackboard report and this slide in particular: Foundational Insights When students take a class online, they make a tacit agreement to a poorer experience which undermines … Continue reading

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Comparing Fully-Online vs Mixed-Course Enrollment Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (412) Mike Caulfield wrote a post yesterday about a new Blackboard report on design findings regarding online students. The focus of Mike’s post was that people often assume that the norm for an “online” student is … Continue reading

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Previous LMS For Schools Moving to Canvas in US and Canada

By Phil HillMore Posts (412) During the most recent quarterly earnings call for Instructure, an analyst asked an interesting question (despite starting off from the Chris Farley Show format). Corey Greendale (First Analysis Securities Corporation):  Awesome. A couple of other things … Continue reading

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Our LMS Subscription is Available Today

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1077) Today we are pleased to announce that our LMS subscription service is available for purchase. As promised, we have kept the promotion on the blog to a minimum, providing details instead to people who specifically … Continue reading

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A Retrospective on Implementing Common Course Management Systems

By Phil HillMore Posts (412) At e-Literate we mostly avoid blogging about our consulting work through MindWires Consulting, but we have an opportunity with our work for California’s Online Education Initiative (OEI) to share information with the higher education community on … Continue reading

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