Category Archives: Notable Posts

Scriba Disaster: Sakai-based LMS for UC Davis is down with no plans for recovery

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) In what might shape up as one of the worst LMS outages in recent history, UC Davis has been working without an LMS for the past week and does not expect their vendor to fix the … Continue reading

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No, Blackboard Report Did Not Conclude That Online Classes Are “A Poorer Experience”

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) I’m seeing a lot of chatter online about the recently-released Blackboard report and this slide in particular: Foundational Insights When students take a class online, they make a tacit agreement to a poorer experience which undermines … Continue reading

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Comparing Fully-Online vs Mixed-Course Enrollment Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) Mike Caulfield wrote a post yesterday about a new Blackboard report on design findings regarding online students. The focus of Mike’s post was that people often assume that the norm for an “online” student is … Continue reading

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Previous LMS For Schools Moving to Canvas in US and Canada

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) During the most recent quarterly earnings call for Instructure, an analyst asked an interesting question (despite starting off from the Chris Farley Show format). Corey Greendale (First Analysis Securities Corporation):  Awesome. A couple of other things … Continue reading

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We Have Personalization Backwards

By Mike CaulfieldMore Posts (6) [Note – an earlier version of the first half of this post was first published at Mike’s Hapgood site. We asked him to make some alterations for the e-Literate audience and republish here. – ed] … Continue reading

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