Tag Archives: Clayton Christensen

Cracks In The Foundation Of Disruptive Innovation

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) 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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No Discernible Growth in US Higher Ed Online Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) By 2015, 25 million post-secondary students in the United States will be taking classes online. And as that happens, the number of students who take classes exclusively on physical campuses will plummet, from 14.4 million … Continue reading

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Why VCs Usually Get Ed Tech Wrong

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) I don’t often get to write these words, but there is a new must-read blog post on educational technology by a venture capitalist. Rethink Education’s Matt Greenfield argues that there is no generalized bubble in … Continue reading

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The quiet revolution in college pricing effects

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Douglas Belkin wrote an article yesterday in the  Wall Street Journal based on a study from Moody’s Investors Service. The lede of the article is that “nearly half of the nation’s colleges and universities are … Continue reading

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Why Pearson’s OpenClass Is a Big Deal

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) The big buzz at EDUCAUSE last week was around OpenClass, Pearson’s new LMS entrant. Much hyped but only rarely glimpsed, speculation has been rampant about whether it is a big deal or just a gimmick. … Continue reading

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