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

Some Changes at e-Literate and MindWires

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) Periodically, we write “full disclosure” posts describing our work and how it relates to our blogging, mostly so that readers can judge any conflict of interests we may have. They are usually not particularly fun … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning vs. Adaptive Learning

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) In our recent EDUCAUSE Review article, Phil and I defined personalized learning as a set of technology-supported practices that help undepersonalize teaching. The three general practices that we identified are as follows: Moving content broadcast … Continue reading

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Blackboard and Moodle Now BFFs

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) As we have been writing about here for some time, there has been an open question about the future of Blackboard’s partnership with Moodle. Through its acquisitions, Blackboard has become the world’s largest Moodle support … Continue reading

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Wheaton College Selects Schoology As New LMS In Surprise Decision

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) Schoology, a social cloud-based LMS known mostly used in the K-12 market, has set its sights on expanding into the higher education market using their recent $32 million funding round. Last January, Colorado State University’s … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Education Buys LMS Provider LoudCloud Systems For $17.9 Million

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) Yesterday morning Barnes & Noble Education, the owner of 743 college bookstores and related services, announced the acquisition of LMS provider LoudCloud Systems for $17.9 million in cash. LoudCloud provides a traditional LMS for general higher … Continue reading

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