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

We’re Giving a Course on Personalized Learning Next Month

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) Working with our good friends at ELI, we’re going to be offering a three-session synchronous course called Personalized Learning: Finding the Model That Fits Your Institution July 6th through 20th. As you know, we’re still in early … Continue reading

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Adaptive Learning Fails to Make the Grade. Or Does It?!

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) My latest Chronicle column is up. It analyzes the results of the SRI Education study of the Gates Foundation adaptive learning grantees, some of which we’ve covered in our e-Literate TV case studies. If you’re … Continue reading

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Sakai Is Probably Healthier Than You Think

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) These days, most people don’t hear much about Sakai, and when they do, it’s usually bad news. Most recently there was the horrible outage at UC Davis and some other Sakai schools using a support vendor … Continue reading

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Online Program Management: A view of the market landscape

By Phil HillMore Posts (425) One of the fastest-growing market segments in ed tech, and one of the least-understood, is that of Online Program Management (OPM). It doesn’t help that the terms OPM, Online Enablers, Online Service Providers are used … Continue reading

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SRI’s Study on Gates Personalized Learning Grants Is Out

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) This is almost old news now, but we just haven’t been able to dig into it yet. As part of its Adaptive Learning Market Acceleration Program (ALMAP) program, the Gates Foundation funded SRI to do a … Continue reading

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