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

Unizin Offering “Associate” Membership For Annual $100k Fee

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. While researching this question, I … Continue reading

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Instructure Is Truly Anomalous

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) Phil started his last post with the following: I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is … Continue reading

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Promising Research Results On Specific Forms Of Adaptive Learning / ITS

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform. The context of article was on D2L’s misuse of the results, but the study itself … Continue reading

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Unizin One Year Later: View of contract reveals . . . nothing of substance

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) I’ve been meaning to write an update post on Unizin, as we broke the story here at e-Literate in May 2014 and Unizin went public a month later. It’s one year later, and we still have the … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Student Control Of Learning, Especially For Working Adults

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) When giving keynotes at conferences over the past two years, I have observed that some of the best non-verbal feedback occurs when pointing out that personalized and adaptive learning does not equal black-box algorithms choosing content for … Continue reading

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