Category Archives: Openness

ASU, edX and The Black Knight: MOOCs are not dead yet

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) In 2012 I wrote a post during the emergence of MOOC mania, pointing out some barriers that must be overcome for the new model to survive. So what are the barriers that must be overcome for … Continue reading

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2U Learning Platform Update: Removal of Moodle, addition of accessibility options

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) 2U has now been a public company for over a year, and that had what is easily the most successful education IPO in recent history. Shares have almost doubled from $13.00 at IPO to $25.50 last … Continue reading

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Interesting Comment on Pearson’s LMS Plans From Customer

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) 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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Ellucian Buys Helix LMS, But Will It Matter?

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) At this year’s Ellucian users’ conference #elive15, one of the two big stories has been that Ellucian acquired the Helix LMS, including taking on the development team. I have previously described the Helix LMS in … Continue reading

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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) 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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