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

About The D2L Claim Of BrightSpace LeaP And Academic Improvements

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Recently I wrote a post checking up on a claim by D2L that seems to imply that their learning platform leads to measurable improvements in academic performance. The genesis of this thread is a panel … Continue reading

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An Example Why LMS Should Not Be Only Part of Learning Ecosystem

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) In Michael’s initial post on the Post-LMS, he built on this central theme: Reading Phil’s multiple reviews of Competency-Based Education (CBE) “LMSs”, one of the implications that jumps out at me is that we see a much more … Continue reading

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The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One’s Own

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) I have been meaning for some time to get around to blogging about the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) paper on a Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) and Tony Bates’ thoughtful response to it. The core … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning Changes: Effect on instructors and coaches

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Kate Bowles left an interesting comment at my previous post about an ASU episode on e-Literate TV, where I argued that there is a profound change in the instructor role. Her comment: Phil, I’m interested to … Continue reading

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Moodle Association: New pay-for-play roadmap input for end users

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) As long as we’re on the subject of changes to open source LMS models . . . Moodle is in the midst of releasing a fairly significant change to the community with a new not-for-profit … Continue reading

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