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

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) 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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Opening Up the LMS Walled Garden

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) In yesterday’s post I described where I (and many others) see the LMS market heading in terms of interoperability. At the same time, the LMS does a very poor job at providing a lot of … Continue reading

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LMS and Open: The false binary is based on past, not future markets

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) D’Arcy Norman has an excellent blog post up titled “On the false binary of LMS vs. Open” that captures a false framing issue. We’re pushed into a false binary position – either you’re on the side … Continue reading

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The IMS Is More Important Than You Think It Is

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) I have long argued that the development of technical interoperability standards for education are absolutely critical for enabling innovation and personalized learning environments. Note that I usually avoid those sorts of buzzwords—“innovation” and “personalized learning”—so … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (344) Two years ago today, Blackboard made a dramatic change of course with a series of public announcements: Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers — Moodlerooms in the US and NetSpot in Australia (although they had … Continue reading

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