Category Archives: Openness

About The D2L Claim Of BrightSpace LeaP And Academic Improvements

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Recently I wrote a post checking up on a claim by D2L that seems to imply that their learning platform leads to measurable improvements in academic performance. The genesis of this thread is a panel … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning Changes: Effect on instructors and coaches

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Kate Bowles left an interesting comment at my previous post about an ASU episode on e-Literate TV, where I argued that there is a profound change in the instructor role. Her comment: Phil, I’m interested to … Continue reading

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Instructor Replacement vs. Instructor Role Change

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Two weeks ago I wrote a post about faculty members’ perspective on student-centered pacing within a course. What about the changing role of faculty members – how do their lives change with some of the … Continue reading

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Moodle Association: New pay-for-play roadmap input for end users

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) As long as we’re on the subject of changes to open source LMS models . . . Moodle is in the midst of releasing a fairly significant change to the community with a new not-for-profit … Continue reading

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