Tag Archives: edtech

Winter Is Here: EdTech investments and M&A dropped significantly in 2016

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) With the long-term rise in Ed Tech investments – starting in roughly 2007 – many analysts have been predicting a fall for several years. Maybe not a bubble burst like we saw in 2001, but a real … Continue reading

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OSU Panel Discussion: Faculty experience with adaptive learning for Intro to Psychology course

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) In Spring 2016, faculty, support staff and administrators at Oregon State University met to candidly share their experiences with adaptive learning technology. I shared two different videos from the event at EdSurge in this article … Continue reading

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Marketing Claims From Adaptive Learning Vendors As Barrier To Adoption

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) In Spring 2016, faculty, support staff and administrators at Oregon State University met to candidly share their experiences with adaptive learning technology.  I shared two different videos from the event at EdSurge in this article. … Continue reading

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Changes at D2L: A second-hand view from users conference

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) As I have described to several executives at D2L, there is an interesting gap between the progress we have seen with the company’s product improvements and the reaction we hear from many of their customers. With … Continue reading

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TechCrunch: “EdTech – 2017’s big, untapped and safe investor opportunity”

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) David Bainbridge, CEO of UK-based Knowledgemotion, wrote a post on Saturday in TechCrunch titled “Edtech is the next fintech” calling out the huge, untapped potential of EdTech. Thanks to Alan Levine for sharing this one. … Continue reading

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