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Recommended Reading: ED Clarifies Its Intent on State Authorization Reciprocity

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Last year Russ Poulin from WCET and I wrote an essay for Inside Higher Ed (also published at e-Literate) describing and countering attempts by the Century Foundation and other activists who were arguing against the … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Evaluation Plan: More problems than I initially thought

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Late last week I described the new plan from the US Department of Education (ED) and their Office of Educational Technology (OET) to “call for better methods for evaluating educational apps”. Essentially the ED is … Continue reading

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US Department of Education: Almost a good idea on ed tech evaluation

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Richard Culatta from the US Department of Education (DOE, ED, never sure of proper acronym) wrote a Medium post today describing a new ED initiative to evaluate ed tech app effectiveness. As increasingly more apps and … Continue reading

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ED and CBE: Example of higher ed “structural barrier to change” that is out of institutions’ control

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) There has been a great conversation going on in the comments to my recent post “Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes” on too many relevant issues to summarize (really, go read the … Continue reading

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About the Diverging Textbook Prices and Student Expenditures

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) This is part 3 in this series. Part 1 described the most reliable data on A) how much US college textbook prices are rising and B) how much students actually pay for textbooks, showing that … Continue reading

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