Category Archives: Openness

Ed Tech Patent Update: The Innovator’s Agreement

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Carl Straumsheim has a good piece out on the Khan Academy patent Inside Higher Ed today. Much of it is a primer on the uses and limitations of defensive patents, but there is a piece … Continue reading

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Solving the Ed Tech Patent Problem

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) You may have heard that Khan Academy has filed for several patents. Audrey Watters has written a really strong piece providing the details of the filings in the context of the history of ed tech … Continue reading

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Parent Company of University of Phoenix Could Be Sold to Owner of McGraw-Hill Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix as well as Apollo Global, is in “advanced talks” to be purchased by Apollo Global Management, owner of McGraw-Hill Education and of Cengage debt. Got … Continue reading

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Unizin RFP For LMS: An offering to appease the procurement gods?

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Well this was interesting: Unizin issues an RFP for "Enterprise and Multitentant LMS" https://t.co/kRVSyzQgYI & I owe my wife an engagement ring soon — Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) December 30, 2015 In a blog post from Monday, … Continue reading

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LMS Market Updates, Dec 2015

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) There seems to be a series of news and analysis on the LMS higher education market worth summarizing. Major Adoption News I posted last weekend about University of Phoenix (UoP) and their LMS. UoP is well-known … Continue reading

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