Tag Archives: Facebook

Schoology: The strongest LMS you’ve never seen

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) LMS evaluations are typically painful ordeals for not just committee members but also for the vendors. They have to provide multiple demos, have lots of Q&A, and write 100+ page proposals based on extensive feature … Continue reading

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Social Media, Social Activism, and Edupatents

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) Back when the Blackboard patent and lawsuit first surfaced in July of 2006, social software was still a pretty new thing. There was a fair bit of surprise in the community when the Wikipedia page … Continue reading

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Vote for the D2L Million$Mission on Facebook

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) Apparently, somebody started a Facebook group supporting D2L’s offer to Blackboard to donate a million dollars to schools in return for Blackboard dropping the patent suit. Facebook groups have become a way for people to … Continue reading

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Things I Like About the Facebook Interface

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) There’s a lot to dislike about the Facebook user experience. The groups capabilities are pretty anemic, for example. And don’t even get me started about making me go to a web page to respond to … Continue reading

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Letting Facebook Be Facebook

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) My colleague Linda Feng pointed me to an interesting article about a study by the University of Liecester about how students are using Facebook and how it impacts their lives at the university. Two critical … Continue reading

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