Tag Archives: Audrey Watters

Winter Is Here: EdTech investments and M&A dropped significantly in 2016

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) With the long-term rise in Ed Tech investments – starting in roughly 2007 – many analysts have been predicting a fall for several years. Maybe not a bubble burst like we saw in 2001, but a real … Continue reading

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Solving the Ed Tech Patent Problem

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) You may have heard that Khan Academy has filed for several patents. Audrey Watters has written a really strong piece providing the details of the filings in the context of the history of ed tech … Continue reading

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Cracks In The Foundation Of Disruptive Innovation

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) The overuse of Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation theory has rightly been criticized in education circles for years. I say rightly in that judging a non-commodity public good with the same theory as disk drives is … Continue reading

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Upcoming EDUCAUSE Webinars on Dec 4th and Dec 8th

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Michael and I will be participating in two upcoming EDUCAUSE webinars. Massive and Open: A Flipped Webinar about What We Are Learning On Thursday, December 4th from 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET we will be joined by George … Continue reading

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Dammit, the LMS

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Count De Monet: I have come on the most urgent of business. It is said that the people are revolting! King Louis: You said it; they stink on ice. – History of the World, Part … Continue reading

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