Tag Archives: Learning Platform

Exclusive: University of Phoenix moving from homegrown platform to Blackboard Learn Ultra

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) The University of Phoenix has a history of using its scale to develop and rely on homegrown platforms, including the  adaptive learning platform branded as “Classroom”. I wrote about this investment in 2013. The full … Continue reading

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U of Phoenix: Losing hundreds of millions of dollars on adaptive-learning LMS bet

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) It would be interesting to read (or write) a post mortem on this project some day. Two and a half years ago I wrote a post describing the University of Phoenix investment of a billion … Continue reading

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An Example Why LMS Should Not Be Only Part of Learning Ecosystem

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) In Michael’s initial post on the Post-LMS, he built on this central theme: Reading Phil’s multiple reviews of Competency-Based Education (CBE) “LMSs”, one of the implications that jumps out at me is that we see a much more … Continue reading

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LMS Is The Minivan of Education (and other thoughts from #LILI15)

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) During yesterday’s K-20 learning platform panel at IMS Global’s Learning Impact Leadership Institute (the panel that replaced the LMS Smackdown of year’s past), Scott Jaschik started the discussion off by asking “what is the LMS?”. As I … Continue reading

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2U Learning Platform Update: Removal of Moodle, addition of accessibility options

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) 2U has now been a public company for over a year, and that had what is easily the most successful education IPO in recent history. Shares have almost doubled from $13.00 at IPO to $25.50 last … Continue reading

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