Tag Archives: LTI

UT Austin and SMOCs: What do we know about whether they work?

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) In episode 1, we looked at an effort by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin to develop SMOCs – Synchronous Massive Online Courses – where the core of the redesign … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What these synchronous courses look like and cost

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Last month we shared a video describing how the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin is taking a different approach than some of the courseware-based or other course redesign efforts. In many of … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) 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 (452) 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 (452) 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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