Category Archives: Openness

Rutgers and ProctorTrack Fiasco: Impact of listening to regulations but not to students

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) If you want to observe the unfolding impact of an institution ignoring the impact of policy decisions on students, watch the situation at Rutgers University. If you want to see the power of a single … Continue reading

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Slides and Follow-up From Faculty Development Workshop at Aurora University

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Today I facilitated a faculty development workshop at Aurora University, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the IT Department. I always enjoy sessions like this, particularly with the ability to … Continue reading

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Brian Whitmer No Longer in Operational Role at Instructure

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Just over a year and a half ago, Devlin Daley left Instructure, the company he co-founded. It turns out that both founders have made changes as Brian Whitmer, the other company co-founder, left his operational … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a post-LMS, Part 4

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) In part 1 of this series, I talked about some design goals for a conversation-based learning platform, including lowering the barriers and raising the incentives for faculty to share course designs and experiment with pedagogies … Continue reading

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Alternate Ledes for CUNY Study on Raising Graduation Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Last week MDRC released a study on the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) with near breathless terms. ASAP was well implemented. The program provided students with a wide … Continue reading

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