Category Archives: Openness

What TechCrunch Got Wrong (and Right) About Instructure Entering Corporate Learning Market

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) After yesterday’s “sources say” report from TechCrunch about Instructure – maker of the Canvas LMS – raising a new round of financing and entering the corporate LMS space, Instructure changed plans and made their official announcement … Continue reading

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NGDLE: The quest to eat your cake and have it too

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) And I’m going old school and sticking to the previous saying. Today I’m participating in the EDUCAUSE meeting on Next Generation Digital Learning Environments, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. From the invitation: The … Continue reading

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California Community College OEI Selects LMS Vendor

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) The Online Education Initiative (OEI) for California’s Community College System has just announced its vendor selection for a Common Course Management System (CCMS). For various reasons I cannot provide any commentary on this process, so … Continue reading

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Flat World and CBE: Self-paced does not imply isolation

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support … Continue reading

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Instructure Releases 4th Security Audit, With a Crowd-sourcing Twist

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) In the fall of 2011 I made the following argument: We need more transparency in the LMS market, and clients should have access to objective measurements of the security of a solution. To paraphrase Michael Feldstein’s … Continue reading

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