Category Archives: Openness

College Scorecard: ED quietly adds in 700 missing colleges

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) It’s worth giving credit where credit is due, and the US Department of Education (ED) has fixed a problem that Russ Poulin and I pointed out where they had previously left ~700 colleges out of … Continue reading

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Empowering Students in Open Research

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Phil and I will be writing a twice-monthly column for the Chronicle’s new Re:Learning section. In my inaugural column, “Muy Loco Parentis,” I write about how schools make data privacy decisions on behalf of the … Continue reading

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Launch Of Moodle Users Association: 44 members sign up, mostly as individuals

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) The Moodle Users Association (MUA), a crowd-funding group for additional Moodle core development, announced today that it is open for members to join. Technically the site was internally announced on its web site last Friday, but the … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: One year after selling majority stake in company

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) One year ago I wrote a post critical of Inside Higher Ed for not doing a blanket disclosure about the sale of a majority stake to a private equity firm with other education holdings (most notably … Continue reading

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Patents Rethought: Khan Academy Did the Right Thing

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) To recap what’s happened so far: Audrey Watters called our attention to a patent filing by Khan Academy. I expressed my concerns about the continuing patent problem that we have in educational technology. Carl Straumsheim … Continue reading

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