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Blackboard’s Perceptis Acquisition Offers Clues into Company’s Strategy

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1038) Yesterday Blackboard announced that they acquired Perceptis, a provider of help desk and financial aid support services for colleges and universities. In and of itself, this is not a huge acquisition. Perceptis has 33 clients, … Continue reading

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Unizin membership fee is separate from Canvas license fee

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) With Unizin going public yesterday, I’ve been looking over our three posts at e-Literate to see if there are any corrections or clarifications needed. Unizin: Indiana University’s Secret New “Learning Ecosystem” Coalition Why Unizin is … Continue reading

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Unizin: What are the primary risks?

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) In Michael’s most recent post on Unizin, the new “learning ecosystem” initiative driven by Indiana University, he asked the question of who would be threatened by the proposed consortium (with the answer of edX). This … Continue reading

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Unizin: Indiana University’s Secret New “Learning Ecosystem” Coalition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1038) Indiana University has been the driving force behind the creation of a new organization to develop a “learning ecosystem”. At least ten schools are being quietly asked to contribute $1 million each over a three-year period to … Continue reading

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An Employee View of Textbook Publishers and Ed Tech Companies

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1038) Update: For reference, 2U has pointed out to me that they were recently recognized by Glassdoor as the 17th-best medium-sized company to work for in 2014. With an average score of 4.2 (based on 21 reviews), this … Continue reading

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