Category Archives: Tools, Toys, and Technology (Oh my!)

U of Phoenix: Losing hundreds of millions of dollars on adaptive-learning LMS bet

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) It would be interesting to read (or write) a post mortem on this project some day. Two and a half years ago I wrote a post describing the University of Phoenix investment of a billion … Continue reading

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ASU Is No Longer Using Khan Academy In Developmental Math Program

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) 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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Google Classroom Addresses Major Barrier To Deeper Higher Ed Adoption

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) A year ago I wrote about Google Classroom, speculating whether it would affect the institutional LMS market in higher education. My initial conclusion: I am not one to look at Google’s moves as the end … Continue reading

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Release of Empire State College Case Study on e-Literate TV

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Today we are thrilled to release the fourth case study in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the … Continue reading

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68% of Statistics Are Meaningless, D2L Edition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) Two years ago, I wrote about how D2L’s analytics package looked serious and potentially ground-breaking, but that there were serious architectural issues with the underlying platform that were preventing the product from working properly for … Continue reading

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