Category Archives: Research

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State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US and Canada: Spring 2017 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) This is the ninth year I have shared the LMS market share graphic, commonly known as the squid graphic, for US and Canadian higher education. The original idea remains – to give a picture of the … Continue reading

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Do For-profit Institutions Converting to Non-profit Affect Distance Education Enrollment Numbers?

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) In a comment to my post on the new Digital Learning Compass report covering distance education enrollment trends for US higher education, Richard Garrett, Chief Research Officer at Eduventures and Director at The Observatory on Borderless … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Compass: New report on distance education higher ed enrollments

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) The next generation of the long-running Online Learning Survey is here, and it is now called Digital Learning Compass. Originally known as the Sloan Survey of Online Learning, then known as the Online Learning Survey, … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Ballmer group publishes “Annual Report” on government spending

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (9) A few years ago Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and current president of the LA Clippers, formed a group called USAFacts. Their goal was to collect comprehensive data on how tax revenues (federal, state and … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Compass: New WCET webcast on distance education enrollment trends

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) … Continue reading

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