Category Archives: Notable Posts

About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) This is part 3 in this series. Part 1 described the most reliable data on A) how much US college textbook prices are rising and B) how much students actually pay for textbooks, showing that … Continue reading

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Austin Community College’s ACCelerator: Big bet on emporium approach with no pilots

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) While at SXSWedu, I was able to visit Austin Community College’s ACCelerator lab, which got a fair bit of publicity over the past month. While the centerpiece of ACCelerator usage is for developental math, the … Continue reading

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Blackboard Brain Drain: One third of executive team leaves in past 3 months

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) In August 2013 Michael described Ray Henderson’s departure from an operational role at Blackboard. As of the end of 2014, Ray is no longer on the board of directors at Blackboard either. He is focusing … Continue reading

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Brian Whitmer No Longer in Operational Role at Instructure

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Just over a year and a half ago, Devlin Daley left Instructure, the company he co-founded. It turns out that both founders have made changes as Brian Whitmer, the other company co-founder, left his operational … Continue reading

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e-Literate TV Preview: Essex County College and changing role of faculty

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) As we get closer to the release of the new e-Literate TV series on personalized learning, Michael and I will be posting previews highlighting some of the more interesting segments from the series. When we first … Continue reading

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