Category Archives: Instructional Design

2U Learning Platform Update: Removal of Moodle, addition of accessibility options

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) 2U has now been a public company for over a year, and that had what is easily the most successful education IPO in recent history. Shares have almost doubled from $13.00 at IPO to $25.50 last … Continue reading

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Slides and Follow-up From Faculty Development Workshop at Aurora University

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) Today I facilitated a faculty development workshop at Aurora University, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the IT Department. I always enjoy sessions like this, particularly with the ability to … Continue reading

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Dana Center and New Mathways Project: Taking curriculum innovations to scale

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) Last week the University of Texas’ Dana Center announced a new initiative to digitize their print-based math curriculum and expand to all 50 community colleges in Texas. The New Mathways Project is ‘built around three mathematics … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a post-LMS, Part 4

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) In part 1 of this series, I talked about some design goals for a conversation-based learning platform, including lowering the barriers and raising the incentives for faculty to share course designs and experiment with pedagogies … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a Post-LMS, Part 2

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) In the first post of this series, I identified four design goals for a learning platform that would be well suited for discussion-based courses: Kill the grade book in order to get faculty away from … Continue reading

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