Category Archives: Openness

Fall 2014 IPEDS Data: New Profile of US Higher Ed Online Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (405) The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) provide the most official data on colleges and universities in the United States. I have been analyzing and sharing the … Continue reading

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Blackboard CEO’s First 100 Days: Reorganization and Learn Ultra Updates

By Phil HillMore Posts (405) Just over four years after Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company hired Bill Ballhaus as its new CEO at the beginning … Continue reading

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Data On Average Age Of Current LMS Implementation

By Phil HillMore Posts (405) This week Jim Julius asked on Twitter if anyone had data on average length of time US higher ed institutions have had their current LMS. @PhilOnEdTech Do you know of any stats on avg length … Continue reading

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UNC Learning Technology Commons: Easing the procurement problem with NGDLE

By Phil HillMore Posts (405) I was planning to write a descriptive post about the new UNC Learning Technology Commons, but there is already some excellent coverage. UNC’s Matthew Rascoff wrote a blog post on Medium that captures the basics quite well: A … Continue reading

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College Scorecard: ED quietly adds in 700 missing colleges

By Phil HillMore Posts (405) It’s worth giving credit where credit is due, and the US Department of Education (ED) has fixed a problem that Russ Poulin and I pointed out where they had previously left ~700 colleges out of … Continue reading

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