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Patents Rethought: Khan Academy Did the Right Thing

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) To recap what’s happened so far: Audrey Watters called our attention to a patent filing by Khan Academy. I expressed my concerns about the continuing patent problem that we have in educational technology. Carl Straumsheim … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Patent Update: The Innovator’s Agreement

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Carl Straumsheim has a good piece out on the Khan Academy patent Inside Higher Ed today. Much of it is a primer on the uses and limitations of defensive patents, but there is a piece … Continue reading

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Solving the Ed Tech Patent Problem

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) You may have heard that Khan Academy has filed for several patents. Audrey Watters has written a really strong piece providing the details of the filings in the context of the history of ed tech … Continue reading

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ASU Is No Longer Using Khan Academy In Developmental Math Program

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) In these two episodes of e-Literate TV, we shared how Arizona State University (ASU) started using Khan Academy as the software platform for a redesigned developmental math course (MAT 110). The program was designed in Summer … Continue reading

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OER and the Future of Knewton

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Jose Ferriera, the CEO of Knewton, recently published a piece on edSurge arguing that scaling OER cannot “break the textbook industry” because, according to him, it has low production values, no instructional design, and is … Continue reading

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