Category Archives: Openness

Promising Research Results On Specific Forms Of Adaptive Learning / ITS

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform. The context of article was on D2L’s misuse of the results, but the study itself … Continue reading

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Unizin One Year Later: View of contract reveals . . . nothing of substance

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) I’ve been meaning to write an update post on Unizin, as we broke the story here at e-Literate in May 2014 and Unizin went public a month later. It’s one year later, and we still have the … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Student Control Of Learning, Especially For Working Adults

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) When giving keynotes at conferences over the past two years, I have observed that some of the best non-verbal feedback occurs when pointing out that personalized and adaptive learning does not equal black-box algorithms choosing content for … Continue reading

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D2L Again Misusing Academic Data For Brightspace Marketing Claims

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Update 7/23: Read this blog post for D2L admission of mistakes and changes to claims. At this point I’d say that we have established a pattern of behavior. Michael and I have been quite critical … Continue reading

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ASU Is No Longer Using Khan Academy In Developmental Math Program

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) In these two episodes of e-Literate TV, we shared how Arizona State University (ASU) started using Khan Academy as the software platform for a redesigned developmental math course (MAT 110). The program was designed in Summer … Continue reading

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