Category Archives: Openness

Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) Piazza is a collaborative question-and-answer platform that is “completely free” and can easily integrate into an institutional LMS, or in some cases replace the LMS. In our interviews for e-Literate TV, we have heard several … Continue reading

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Update: LMS Usage In Large Online Programs (Top 50 in US)

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) By: Phil Hill and Justin Menard. Cross-posted at LISTedTECH Three and a half years ago Phil wrote a post “Snapshot of LMS Market for Large Online Programs in the US” giving a view into this … Continue reading

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About The New Florida Virtual Campus Survey On Textbooks

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) As long-time readers know, I strongly believe that the national discussion about the costs of textbooks and course materials is more productive when we focus on actual student behaviors and impacts, rather than artificial numbers … Continue reading

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About That Cengage OER Survey

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) Last month Cengage Learning released a white paper titled “Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape” where the headline called out expected increases in OER adoption: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have … Continue reading

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Online Program Management: An updated view of the market landscape

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) Earlier this summer I wrote a blog post giving a high-level view of the OPM market landscape, including a call for feedback. Thanks to some blog post comments and some private messages and even company … Continue reading

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