Category Archives: Higher Education

Using TAs As Key Component Of Active Learning Transformation at UC Davis

By Phil HillMore Posts (346) Last week I described how UC Davis is making efforts to personalize one of the most impersonal of learning experiences – large lecture introductory science courses. It is telling that the first changes that they … Continue reading

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Reuters: Blackboard up for sale, seeking up to $3 billion in auction

By Phil HillMore Posts (346) As I was writing a post about Blackboard’s key challenges, I get notice from Reuters (anonymous sources, so interpret accordingly) that the company is on the market, seeking up to $3 billion. From Reuters: Blackboard … Continue reading

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UC Davis: A look inside attempts to make large lecture classes active and personal

By Phil HillMore Posts (346) In my recent keynote for the Online Teaching Conference, the core argument was as follows: While there will be (significant) unbundling around the edges, the bigger potential impact [of ed innovation] is how existing colleges … Continue reading

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Giving D2L Credit Where Credit Is Due

By Phil HillMore Posts (346) Michael and I have made several specific criticisms of D2L’s marketing claims lately culminating in this blog post about examples based on work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and California State University at Long Beach … Continue reading

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Unizin Updates on Florida State System and Acquisition of Courseload

By Phil HillMore Posts (346) I’m not sure when e-Literate was awarded the exclusive rights for non-PR Unizin coverage, but there were two announcements this week to cover. State University System of Florida Joins The first announcement is an update and … Continue reading

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