Category Archives: Notable Posts

Release of e-Literate TV Series on Personalized Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) Today we are thrilled to release the initial episodes in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the … Continue reading

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Interesting Comment on Pearson’s LMS Plans From Customer

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) On April 1, long-time eCollege (aka Pearson’s LearningStudio) customer Texas Christian University (TCU) gave an update on their LMS selection process to the student newspaper TCU360. In this article there was an interesting statement worth … Continue reading

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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) 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 (310) 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 (310) 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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