Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading: ED Clarifies Its Intent on State Authorization Reciprocity

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Last year Russ Poulin from WCET and I wrote an essay for Inside Higher Ed (also published at e-Literate) describing and countering attempts by the Century Foundation and other activists who were arguing against the … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Realistic Hopes for a Genuine Science of Learning

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) Keith Devlin is a professor of mathematics at Stanford who has taken a keen interest in mathematics education. He is particularly interested in how people learn and what constitutes effective teaching. As a side note, … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: “Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students”

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) In his recent article in EdSurge, Jeff Young (formerly of the Chronicle) profiles an emerging fringe world of post-secondary education where “Nanodegrees,” “MicroMasters,” and “MicroDegrees” are proliferating. Companies like Udacity and edX are looking to … Continue reading

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Instructure’s Current Market Position

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) With the proliferation of so many privately funded educational technology companies, the quarterly earnings call of a publicly traded company like Instructure is a rare opportunity to get a detailed look at company performance and … Continue reading

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Recommended Viewing: Learning Analytics Webinar on Caliper and xAPI

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1093) If you follow learning analytics closely, you may be aware that there are two learning analytics standards—Caliper and xAPI—that appear competitive with each other at a casual glance. A webinar hosted by the Apereo Foundation … Continue reading

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