Tag Archives: Martin-Dougiamas

Moodle Association: New pay-for-play roadmap input for end users

By Phil HillMore Posts (332) As long as we’re on the subject of changes to open source LMS models . . . Moodle is in the midst of releasing a fairly significant change to the community with a new not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (332) 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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The Future of Sakai: My View

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) As a member of the Sakai Foundation Board, I have at least the appearance of conflict of interest in any analysis I write about Sakai. That’s why I encouraged Phil to write his own, independent … Continue reading

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Blackboard and MoodleRooms: An insight to private equity

By More Posts (42) There has been speculation about Blackboard’s acquisition of MoodleRooms and its announcements about support of open-source learning systems. This is also an opportunity to see decision-making by Blackboard owner Providence Equity. The motivation of a private equity firm is … Continue reading

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What Are Ed Tech Entrepreneurs Good For?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) The recent ASU Education Innovation Summit, which brought together venture capitalists with aspiring ed tech entrepreneurs, created quite a stir in the edublogosphere and the edutwitterverse. A lot of the reaction came from people who … Continue reading

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