Category Archives: LMOS

Learming Management Operating Systems

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) 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 (291) 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 (291) 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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Piazza – An Example of Free Learning Tool Targeted at Faculty / Student Adoption

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) In my recent webcast with Patrick Masson for WCET, we described the growing usage of learning tools outside the official LMS solution. Patrick described survey results done by UMassOnline that captured the rich source of … Continue reading

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What is a Learning Platform?

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) While I have written (along with others) about the shift we are seeing in the LMS market, where it is moving from an enterprise LMS market to a learning platform market, there has not really been … Continue reading

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