Tag Archives: KNEWTON INC

The Rise of Antisocial Deconstructivism

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1053) Phil and I gave our first ever joint keynote at the OLC conference this week. We didn’t want to just do dueling PowerPoints, so instead we tried a format that I have been calling a … Continue reading

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Yes, I did say that Knewton is “selling snake oil”

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1053) My comments in today’s NPR article about Knewton are getting some attention on Twitter. One comment in particular, actually. The one where I accused Knewton CEO Jose Ferriera of selling snake oil. To understand the … Continue reading

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OER and the Future of Knewton

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1053) 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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Knewton (Quietly) Pivots

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1053) Knewton CEO Jose Ferriera has an interesting and revealing blog post up about “the coming adaptive world.” In part, it is a response to a report on adaptive learning by Education Growth Advisors. Jose writes, … Continue reading

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