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Reuters: Blackboard up for sale, seeking up to $3 billion in auction

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) As I was writing a post about Blackboard’s key challenges, I get notice from Reuters (anonymous sources, so interpret accordingly) that the company is on the market, seeking up to $3 billion. From Reuters: Blackboard … Continue reading

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Giving D2L Credit Where Credit Is Due

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) Michael and I have made several specific criticisms of D2L’s marketing claims lately culminating in this blog post about examples based on work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and California State University at Long Beach … Continue reading

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Unizin Updates on Florida State System and Acquisition of Courseload

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) I’m not sure when e-Literate was awarded the exclusive rights for non-PR Unizin coverage, but there were two announcements this week to cover. State University System of Florida Joins The first announcement is an update and … Continue reading

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Unizin Perspective: Personalized learning’s existence and distance education experience

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) By reading the Unizin pitch for the State University System of Florida shared yesterday, we can see quite a few claims about the (potential) benefits to be provided by the consortium. “Make sure that the universities were not cut … Continue reading

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Unizin Offering “Associate” Membership For Annual $100k Fee

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. While researching this question, I … Continue reading

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