Category Archives: Openness

Is Kuali Guilty of “Open Washing”?

Phil and I don’t write a whole lot about Student Information Systems (SISs) and the larger Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) suites that they belong to, not because they’re unimportant but because the stories about them often don’t fit with our … Continue reading

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Upcoming EDUCAUSE Webinars on Dec 4th and Dec 8th

Michael and I will be participating in two upcoming EDUCAUSE webinars. Massive and Open: A Flipped Webinar about What We Are Learning On Thursday, December 4th from 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET we will be joined by George Siemens for an EDUCAUSE Live! webinar: … Continue reading

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WCET14 Student Panel: What do students think of online education?

Yesterday at the WCET14 conference in Portland I had the opportunity along with Pat James to moderate a student panel. I have been trying to encourage conference organizers to include more opportunities to let students speak for themselves – becoming … Continue reading

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In Which I (Partially) Disagree with Richard Stallman on Kuali’s AGPL Usage

Since Michael is making this ‘follow-up blog post’ week, I guess I should jump in. In my latest post on Kuali and the usage of the AGPL license, the key argument is that this license choice is key to understanding … Continue reading

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Walled Gardens, #GamerGate, and Open Education

There were a number of interesting responses to my recent LMS rant. I’m going to address a couple of them in short posts, starting with this comment: …The training wheels aren’t just for the faculty, they’re for the students, as … Continue reading

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