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Live Stream for Wednesday’s OpenEd Keynote

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) Phil and I will be giving a joint keynote to the OpenEd conference the day after tomorrow—Wednesday, 11/18—at 8:30 AM Pacific Standard Time. You can watch the live stream here. If you miss it live, … Continue reading

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Yes, I did say that Knewton is “selling snake oil”

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) My comments in today’s NPR article about Knewton are getting some attention on Twitter. One comment in particular, actually. The one where I accused Knewton CEO Jose Ferriera of selling snake oil. To understand the … Continue reading

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A 2014 (Personal) Blogging Retrospective

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) Unlike many of the bloggers who I enjoy reading the most, I don’t often let my blogging wander into the personal except as a route to making a larger point. For some reason, e-Literate never … Continue reading

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Xplana.com: Is This a PLE?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) The title of this post is slightly tongue-in-cheek because I have my doubts about whether there is such a thing as PLEs that are distinct from existing software product categories. If there were, then after … Continue reading

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On "Open" Proprietary Software

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) There’s been a lot of buzz from various proprietary LMS and SIS vendors lately about how “open” their respective platforms are. I think it’s important that we have a sophisticated notion of openness that is … Continue reading

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