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Learming Management Operating Systems

University of Phoenix Patents Adaptive Activity Stream for Its Learning Platform

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) The University of Phoenix recently was awarded a patent (#8341148 B1) for an adaptive activity stream related to its online learning platform. From an initial reading of the patent, it appears very broad to me … Continue reading

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Now UC Berkeley and Charles Sturt University Leave Sakai OAE

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) Just three months ago, the University of Michigan and Indiana University made a joint decision to “pause investment” in the Sakai OAE project. The latest news is that the University of California Berkeley and Charles … Continue reading

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Google Introduces Course Builder, an Open Source Project Targeted at MOOCs (but the Real Competitor Might Be Amazon)

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) Google quietly made an educational technology announcement yesterday about the release of Course Builder, an “open source project” targeted at massive open online courses (MOOCs). This platform follows on the heels of Google’s own MOOC this summer. We … Continue reading

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Lore Announcement Shows Promise of Cloud-Based Platforms: Low Cost of Design

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) You have to give credit where it’s due – Lore is a fast-moving ed tech startup that is not resting on its laurels. The New York based learning platform company has already rebranded (changing its … Continue reading

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University of Michigan and Indiana University pause investment in Sakai OAE

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) In news that seems to be well understood in the Sakai community but not elsewhere, Sakai founding members the University of Michigan and Indiana University have collectively decided to pause investment in the Sakai Open Academic Environment (OAE) … Continue reading

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