Category Archives: Ed Tech

The “Ed Tech” category includes posts about educational technology products themselves, including LMSs and other learning platforms, adaptive learning and other digital curricular materials products, learning analytics, and educational apps of all types. It also includes technical aspects of ed tech products, especially interoperability.

Whither Moodle?

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) On e-Literate and even more so with our LMS market analysis service, we have called out many times the broad dominance of Moodle in terms of active installations worldwide. In every region outside of North America … Continue reading

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The Case for Learning Platform Grade Book

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) A little while back, I wrote a post reflecting on how close we are to getting a next-generation, modular learning platform and how the next steps in the IMS standards-making process can influence whether and … Continue reading

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Digital Badges Are Gaining Traction

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) One trend that struck me as new at the recent IMS Global and ASU/GSV conferences was a ramping up of activity around digital badges. At the moment, they seem to be filling in cracks that … Continue reading

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A Flexible, Interoperable Digital Learning Platform: Are We There Yet?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) In 2005, some colleagues and I had been tasked with identifying a single LMS that could serve the needs of all 64 campuses of the State University of New York—from Adirondack Community College to SUNY … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Education’s Predictive Analytics Deal With Unizin

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) announced today that they have a deal with Unizin to provide predictive analytics services through the LoudSight platform to the consortium’s member universities. As covered by Inside Higher Ed: BNED, … Continue reading

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