Category Archives: Openness

Breaking: Totara LMS Forks From Moodle And Changes Relationship

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) What interesting timing. Just as I published my interview with Martin Dougiamas, I was notified that Totara LMS, a Moodle derivative aimed at the corporate learning market, has forked from Moodle and is changing its … Continue reading

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Interview With Martin Dougiamas On Changes To Moodle Community This Year

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) In my post last week on Blackboard’s Moodle strategy in Latin America, I made the following observation: At the same time, this strategy and growth comes at a time where the Moodle community at large … Continue reading

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Inside View Of Blackboard’s Moodle Strategy In Latin America

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) One year ago Blackboard’s strategy for Moodle was floundering. After the 2012 acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, Blackboard had kept its promises of supporting the open source community – and in fact, Blackboard pays much more … Continue reading

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US Department of Education: Almost a good idea on ed tech evaluation

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) Richard Culatta from the US Department of Education (DOE, ED, never sure of proper acronym) wrote a Medium post today describing a new ED initiative to evaluate ed tech app effectiveness. As increasingly more apps and … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) 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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