Category Archives: Notable Posts

ED and CBE: Example of higher ed “structural barrier to change” that is out of institutions’ control

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) There has been a great conversation going on in the comments to my recent post “Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes” on too many relevant issues to summarize (really, go read the … Continue reading

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Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) George Siemens made an excellent point in his recent blog post after his White House meeting. I’m getting exceptionally irritated with the narrative of higher education is broken and universities haven’t changed. This is one … Continue reading

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IBM’s Misleading or Just Incorrect National Ad on Student Retention

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Thanks to Chris Edwards for alerting me to this one. In a nutshell, IBM launched a national ad campaign last month that included commercials during Wimbledon on the weekend. They’re spending big money on this … Continue reading

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Blackboard Potential Sale: Market timing, financials, and some thoughts on potential buyers

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) With Reuters’ story last week that Blackboard is putting itself up for sale through an auction, one question to ask is ‘why now?’. As Michael has pointed out, Blackboard is in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Using TAs As Key Component Of Active Learning Transformation at UC Davis

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Last week I described how UC Davis is making efforts to personalize one of the most impersonal of learning experiences – large lecture introductory science courses. It is telling that the first changes that they … Continue reading

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