Tag Archives: LMS

LMS Observations: You had me until you went nihilist

By Phil HillMore Posts (316) Mark Drechsler has a fascinating post in response to my recent LMS as minivan about D2L’s retention claims, mostly playing off of this theme: I answered another question by saying that the LMS, with multiple billions … Continue reading

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Miami, Harvard and MIT: Disability discrimination lawsuits focused on schools as content providers

By Phil HillMore Posts (316) In the discussions at Google+ based on last week’s post about the Miami University of Ohio disability discrimination lawsuit, George Station made two important points that deserve more visibility. It’s been a-coming for several years now. Cal … Continue reading

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About Those D2L Claims of LMS Usage Increasing Retention Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (316) In my post last week on the IMS Global Consortium conference #LILI15, I suggested that LMS usage in aggregate has not improved academic performance and noted that John Baker from D2L disagreed. John Baker from … Continue reading

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Ed Tech World on Notice: Miami U disability discrimination lawsuit could have major effect

By Phil HillMore Posts (316) This week the US Department of Justice, citing Title II of ADA, decided to intervene in a private lawsuit filed against Miami University of Ohio regarding disability discrimination based on ed tech usage. Call this a major escalation … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (316) 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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