Tag Archives: Blackboard-Inc.

Solving the Ed Tech Patent Problem

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) 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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What Blackboard’s New CEO Needs to Do Now (and how you can tell if he’s doing it)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) As Phil noted in his post, Blackboard has hired a new CEO, a guy by the name of Bill Ballhaus. We don’t know much about him yet, other than that he came from outside education. … Continue reading

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What Schoology’s Venture Funding Means for the LMS Market

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) LMS vendor Schoology just raised $32 million in Series D venture capital funding, bringing the total that they’ve raised to just over $57 million. If you’ve never heard of them, that’s because they have mostly … Continue reading

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Is Moodle “Bigger than Martin”?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) In his recent post on why Moodle matters, Phil wrote, For a large portion of our readers who deal mostly with US higher education, it could be easy to dismiss Moodle as an LMS and … Continue reading

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Blackboard Acquires Large Latin American Moodle Provider

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1083) In my first post-BbWorld blog post, I noted that the international market is hugely important for Blackboard and Moodle is hugely important for their international strategy. Nearly a quarter of the company’s revenue and much … Continue reading

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