Category Archives: Higher Education

Recommended Reading: WCET Survey Report and Tony Bates Commentary

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) WCET released its survey results on the price and costs of online education last week, focusing on US higher education, and it has caused quite a stir due to the headline, first-look analysis. As Inside … Continue reading

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Vert Capital and Scriba Corp: Institutions losing course data in company’s death throes

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) After last year’s disastrous outage at UC Davis due to Scriba Corp’s change of data center for the Sakai LMS (branded as SmartSite at UC Davis), it turns out that there is more damage to … Continue reading

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Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) In a surprise move, Ellucian has decided to end support for Brainstorm, the competency-based education (CBE) platform it acquired from Helix Education two years ago. All Brainstorm customers are being notified of the end-of-life and … Continue reading

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Scaling Educational Access

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1096) There’s an interesting piece in EdSurge about the potential access to education challenge that CUNY will face if Governor Cuomo makes good on his proposal to make college tuition free: According to the CUNY 2016 Student … Continue reading

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Understanding Learning Science and Its Value to Educators

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1096) 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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