Tag Archives: learning analytics

On False Binaries, Walled Gardens, and Moneyball

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) D’Arcy Norman started a lively inter-blog conversation like we haven’t seen in the edublogosphere in quite a while with his post on the false binary between LMS and open. His main point is that, even … Continue reading

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Desire2Wha?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) It would be deeply unfair of me to mock Blackboard for having a messy but substantive keynote presentation and not give equal time to D2L’s remarkable press release, pithily entitled “D2L Supercharges Its Integrated Learning … Continue reading

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NPR and Missed (Course) Signals

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) Anya Kamenetz has a piece up on NPR about learning analytics, highlighting Purdue’s Course Signals as its centerpiece. She does a good job of introducing the topic to a general audience and raising some relevant … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s Perceptis Acquisition Offers Clues into Company’s Strategy

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) Yesterday Blackboard announced that they acquired Perceptis, a provider of help desk and financial aid support services for colleges and universities. In and of itself, this is not a huge acquisition. Perceptis has 33 clients, … Continue reading

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No, I don’t believe that Harvard or MIT are hiding edX data

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Since my Sunday post What Harvard and MIT could learn from the University of Phoenix about analytics, there have been a few comments with a common theme about Harvard and MIT perhaps withholding any learner-centered … Continue reading

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