Tag Archives: Desire2Learn

Desire2Wha?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) It would be deeply unfair of me to mock Blackboard for having a messy but substantive keynote presentation and not give equal time to D2L’s remarkable press release, pithily entitled “D2L Supercharges Its Integrated Learning … Continue reading

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

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) 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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InstructureCon: Canvas LMS has different competition now

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) For the first few years of the Canvas LMS, Instructure’s core message was ‘Canvas is better than Blackboard’. This positioning was thinly veiled in the company’s 2011 spoof of the Apple / 1984 commercial and even … Continue reading

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Unizin membership fee is separate from Canvas license fee

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) 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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Learner-Centered Analytics: Example from UW La Crosse MOOC research

By Phil HillMore Posts (307) Last week I wrote a post What Harvard and MIT could learn from the University of Phoenix about analytics. As a recap, my argument was: Beyond data aggregated over the entire course, the Harvard and MIT edX data … Continue reading

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