Category Archives: Higher Education

Digging Deeper Into CCSF Story: $39 million for non-usage of LMS not really about DE

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) When I wrote my initial post on Tuesday about the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) having to repay the state $39 million for non-usage of LMS, there was one number that kept bugging me. We’re … Continue reading

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Pearson Releases a Significant Learning Design Aid

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1093) Last week, Pearson announced the release of some resources they have created around science-based learning design. (Full disclosure: Pearson is a client of our consulting company, although we have not consulted with them on the … Continue reading

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Explainer Videos on Course Exchanges and the Shared Infrastructure Behind Them

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Two months ago O’Neal Spicer and I wrote an op-ed for the Community College Daily describing our observations on the California Online Education Initiative (OEI). We don’t often write about clients of ours, but in this … Continue reading

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Price Of Faculty Not Using LMS? $39 million for CCSF

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) This morning the San Francisco Chronicle published an article about City College of San Francisco (CCSF) having to repay the state of California $39 million due to an audit of distance education courses. City College … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What do we know about whether they work?

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) In episode 1, we looked at an effort by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin to develop SMOCs – Synchronous Massive Online Courses – where the core of the redesign … Continue reading

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