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

Ed Tech World on Notice: Miami U disability discrimination lawsuit could have major effect

By Phil HillMore Posts (319) This week the US Department of Justice, citing Title II of ADA, decided to intervene in a private lawsuit filed against Miami University of Ohio regarding disability discrimination based on ed tech usage. Call this a major escalation … Continue reading

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LMS Is The Minivan of Education (and other thoughts from #LILI15)

By Phil HillMore Posts (319) During yesterday’s K-20 learning platform panel at IMS Global’s Learning Impact Leadership Institute (the panel that replaced the LMS Smackdown of year’s past), Scott Jaschik started the discussion off by asking “what is the LMS?”. As I … Continue reading

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The ETV Personalized Learning Series: What We Hope It Contributes

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) It seems like there has been an avalanche of high-profile books about the future of education lately—Kevin Carey’s The End of College, Jeff Selingo’s College Unbound, Anya Kamenetz’s The Test, Michael Crow’s Designing the New … Continue reading

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Release of e-Literate TV Series on Personalized Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (319) Today we are thrilled to release the initial episodes 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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ASU, edX and The Black Knight: MOOCs are not dead yet

By Phil HillMore Posts (319) In 2012 I wrote a post during the emergence of MOOC mania, pointing out some barriers that must be overcome for the new model to survive. So what are the barriers that must be overcome for … Continue reading

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