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The University As Ed Tech Startup: UMUC, Global Campus, Texas, and SNHU roll their own

By Phil HillMore Posts (401) Today the University of Maryland University Campus (UMUC) announced its plans to spin off their Office of Analytics into a separate for-profit ed tech company. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents today approved a … Continue reading

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68% of Statistics Are Meaningless, D2L Edition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) Two years ago, I wrote about how D2L’s analytics package looked serious and potentially ground-breaking, but that there were serious architectural issues with the underlying platform that were preventing the product from working properly for … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Know About Learning Analytics

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) Long-time e-Literate readers know that I have been a fan of the concept of learning analytics for a number of years now. But it became apparent at this year’s Learning Impact conference that learning analytics … Continue reading

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Moodle, Wave, and Widgets (Oh my!)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) Scott Wilson , Paul Sharples, Dai Griffiths and Kris Popat have an article up on their work embedding Wave-enabled widgets into Moodle using Wookie. (Try saying that ten times fast.) What they envision is very … Continue reading

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Must-Read: Campbell and Oblinger on Academic Analytics

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) John Campbell and Diana Oblinger have co-authored an EDUCAUSE paper on academic analytics that anyone with a practical interest in the topic should read. To begin with, it is a model of how to write … Continue reading

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