Category Archives: Notable Posts

Helix: View of an LMS designed for competency-based education

Within higher education, we tend to talk about LMS solutions based on an institutional perspective – which systems can serve as the official LMS for an entire institution. While this view is important and forms the basis for my LMS … Continue reading

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Opening Up the LMS Walled Garden

In yesterday’s post I described where I (and many others) see the LMS market heading in terms of interoperability. At the same time, the LMS does a very poor job at providing a lot of the learning technologies desired by … Continue reading

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LMS and Open: The false binary is based on past, not future markets

D’Arcy Norman has an excellent blog post up titled “On the false binary of LMS vs. Open” that captures a false framing issue. We’re pushed into a false binary position – either you’re on the side of the evil LMS, working … Continue reading

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GAO Report: Yes, student debt is growing problem

In case anyone needed additional information to counter the Brookings-fed meme that “Americans who borrowed to finance their education are no worse off today than they were a generation ago”, theU.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report yesterday with … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution analysis on student debt becoming a farce

I have previously written about the deeply flawed Brookings Institution analysis on student debt with its oft-repeated lede: These data indicate that typical borrowers are no worse off now than they were a generation ago … Their data is based … Continue reading

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