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Historical Survey Of Competency-Based Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (401) I have previously written a primer on competency-based education (CBE) using SPT Malan’s seminal article as the basis for understanding the key elements. Chris Mallett, formerly associate provost at Western Governors University (WGU) and currently VP for … Continue reading

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The Rise of Antisocial Deconstructivism

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) Phil and I gave our first ever joint keynote at the OLC conference this week. We didn’t want to just do dueling PowerPoints, so instead we tried a format that I have been calling a … Continue reading

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Ellucian Buys Helix LMS, But Will It Matter?

By Phil HillMore Posts (401) At this year’s Ellucian users’ conference #elive15, one of the two big stories has been that Ellucian acquired the Helix LMS, including taking on the development team. I have previously described the Helix LMS in … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a Post-LMS, Part 5

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) In parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this series, I laid out a model for a learning platform that is designed to support discussion-centric courses. I emphasized how learning design and platform design have … Continue reading

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LoudCloud Systems and FASTRAK: A non walled-garden approach to CBE

By Phil HillMore Posts (401) As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support … Continue reading

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