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.

Marketing Claims From Adaptive Learning Vendors As Barrier To Adoption

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) In Spring 2016, faculty, support staff and administrators at Oregon State University met to candidly share their experiences with adaptive learning technology. I shared two different videos from the event at EdSurge in this article. … Continue reading

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College Scorecard: With victories like these, who needs failures?

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) Goldie Blumenstyk had a fascinating interview with the Depart of Education’s Ted Mitchell on Friday that is well worth reading and / or watching (they have video of the interview along with full transcript). One … Continue reading

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Changes at D2L: A second-hand view from users conference

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) As I have described to several executives at D2L, there is an interesting gap between the progress we have seen with the company’s product improvements and the reaction we hear from many of their customers. With … Continue reading

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TechCrunch: “EdTech – 2017’s big, untapped and safe investor opportunity”

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) David Bainbridge, CEO of UK-based Knowledgemotion, wrote a post on Saturday in TechCrunch titled “Edtech is the next fintech” calling out the huge, untapped potential of EdTech. Thanks to Alan Levine for sharing this one. … Continue reading

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Schoology: The strongest LMS you’ve never seen

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) LMS evaluations are typically painful ordeals for not just committee members but also for the vendors. They have to provide multiple demos, have lots of Q&A, and write 100+ page proposals based on extensive feature … Continue reading

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