Category Archives: Curricular-Materials

Digital curricular materials, including adaptive learning, assessments, etc.

Recommended Reading … or Not: Updates on UC Berkeley and NBER stories

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Here are two updates on stories we’ve covered recently at e-Literate. One is an actual update and that is a lack of update. UC Berkeley and Accessibility In our post clarifying the context of the … Continue reading

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Lumen and Follett: Canary in the Curricular Materials Coal Mine?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Phil wrote up some excellent observations yesterday about the announcement that Follett has invested in Lumen Learning and will be distributing some of their products. This deal has more significance for the curricular materials market … Continue reading

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Some Notes On Lumen Learning’s $3.75 million Funding Round Led By Follett

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. And this … Continue reading

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Cengage and OER Podcast Series: Two steps forward and one step back

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Last fall I wrote about Cengage, one of the big three publishers for higher education, sponsoring and releasing a survey on Open Education Resources (OER). The survey headline: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education … Continue reading

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Understanding Learning Science and Its Value to Educators

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) In a world where we are constantly barraged with product claims about “learning science,” most educators have very little sense of what that really means and how it is relevant to what they do. I … Continue reading

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