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

Recommended Reading: Times Higher Education (THE) Reports on Student Views of Blended Learning

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (5) Citing in-house research that surveyed over 100,000 students in the United States, THE reported late last week (see article) that students in exclusively face to face courses and students in exclusively online courses tended to … Continue reading

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Piazza Response To Blog Post On Student Privacy

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) Based on Thursday’s blog post “Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data”, Piazza’s CEO Pooja Sankar invited me to meet at their offices Friday afternoon. Given the nature of Thursday’s post, I … Continue reading

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Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) Piazza is a collaborative question-and-answer platform that is “completely free” and can easily integrate into an institutional LMS, or in some cases replace the LMS. In our interviews for e-Literate TV, we have heard several … Continue reading

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Teaching Using Adaptive Learning

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) The entire six-part interview series with McGraw-Hill Education’s adaptive learning experts is now up on YouTube. (Full disclosure: In the months between the filming and the publication of these videos, McGraw-Hill became a client of MindWires.) … Continue reading

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Webinars: When Cockroaches and the LMS Rule the Earth

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) Thanks to the good folks at NobleStream, Michael and I are participating in a series of three colloquiums (or colloquia or webinars, you choose) hosted by Howard Weiner. This past Wednesday, the three of us … Continue reading

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