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Dammit, the LMS

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1013) Count De Monet: I have come on the most urgent of business. It is said that the people are revolting! King Louis: You said it; they stink on ice. – History of the World, Part … Continue reading

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Educational Technology and the Sources of Innovation

By Mike CaulfieldMore Posts (3) Based on Jon Udell’s excellent post, I spent the weekend getting reacquainted with work of Eric von Hippel, the researcher who pioneered the study of user-driven innovation. What’s interesting about von Hippel is that his research hits … Continue reading

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The IMS’s New “Caliper” Learning Analytics Interoperability Framework Is Deeply Interesting

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1013) The IMS has announced the initial public release of something they call Caliper, which they characterize as a learning analytics interoperability framework. But it’s actually much, much more than that. In fact, it represents the … Continue reading

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Instructure Steps Up for Open Education

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1013) Friday evening, I wrote in a blog post: If you are a large for-profit education company—say, an LMS vendor or a textbook company—give $5,000 to the DS106 Kickstarter project. At that level of contribution, in addition … Continue reading

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Can Enlightenment Scale?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1013) I had the pleasure of listening to Jim Groom give a keynote speech at the Open Education conference this morning. I generally find listening to Jim equal parts inspiring and frustrating. Inspiring because he has … Continue reading

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