Tag Archives: competency-based education

Recommended Reading: CBE platforms represent a truly niche market

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Triggered by the news that we broke here at e-Literate that “Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform”, Carl Straumsheim at Inside Higher Ed has a valuable follow-up article today looking more broadly at the … Continue reading

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Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) In a surprise move, Ellucian has decided to end support for Brainstorm, the competency-based education (CBE) platform it acquired from Helix Education two years ago. All Brainstorm customers are being notified of the end-of-life and … Continue reading

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Historical Survey Of Competency-Based Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) 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 (1103) 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 (476) 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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