Category Archives: Openness

New OER Survey: The disconnect between faculty caring and assigning

By Phil HillMore Posts (424) In 2012 the Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) put out a new report on usage and perceptions of open educational resources (OER) usage in higher education. Covered in this blog post, the 2012 report was really … Continue reading

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Blackboard Learn Ultra: Ready or not?

By Phil HillMore Posts (424) At this year’s BbWorld16 users conference, Blackboard’s new executive team demonstrated their ability to deliver a much tighter, more coherent message of what they are learning from talking to customers and what the focus of the … Continue reading

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About The Blackboard Partnership With IBM And Amazon Web Services

By Phil HillMore Posts (424) Leading into BbWorld16, Blackboard’s annual users conference in the air conditioned bunker of The Venetian in Las Vegas, the company announced that they were partnering with IBM. Blackboard Inc. and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced … Continue reading

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UC Davis Lessons: Open is as open does

By Phil HillMore Posts (424) It’s interesting how one phrase can cause such a reaction. There is an interesting angle here in that Sakai is open source yet data is not easily recoverable. This comment came from the original post … Continue reading

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LMS Outage: Exclusive view of UC Davis contract with Scriba

By Phil HillMore Posts (424) When I first heard about the recent LMS outage at UC Davis – which left the school with no LMS access for a full week and without a fully functional LMS through the remainder of the … Continue reading

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