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2U Learning Platform Update: Removal of Moodle, addition of accessibility options

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) 2U has now been a public company for over a year, and that had what is easily the most successful education IPO in recent history. Shares have almost doubled from $13.00 at IPO to $25.50 last … Continue reading

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Back To The Future: Looking at LMS forecasts from 2011 – 2014

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) At today’s Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2015 conference (#LAK15), Charles Severance (aka Dr. Chuck) gave the morning keynote organized around the theme of going back in time to see what people (myself and Richard Katz … Continue reading

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Blackboard Brain Drain: One third of executive team leaves in past 3 months

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) In August 2013 Michael described Ray Henderson’s departure from an operational role at Blackboard. As of the end of 2014, Ray is no longer on the board of directors at Blackboard either. He is focusing … Continue reading

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Slides and Follow-up From Faculty Development Workshop at Aurora University

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) Today I facilitated a faculty development workshop at Aurora University, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the IT Department. I always enjoy sessions like this, particularly with the ability to … Continue reading

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Brian Whitmer No Longer in Operational Role at Instructure

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) Just over a year and a half ago, Devlin Daley left Instructure, the company he co-founded. It turns out that both founders have made changes as Brian Whitmer, the other company co-founder, left his operational … Continue reading

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