Tag Archives: MOOC

New LMS Market Data: Edutechnica provides one-year update

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) In Fall 2013 we saw a rich source of LMS market data emerge. George Kroner, a former engineer at Blackboard who now works for University of Maryland University College (UMUC), has developed what may be the most … Continue reading

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Opening Up the LMS Walled Garden

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) 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 (291) 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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Coursera shifts focus from ‘impact on learners’ to ‘reach of universities’

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Richard Levin, the new CEO of Coursera, is getting quite clear about the new goals for the company. At first glance the changes might seem semantic in nature, but I believe the semantics are revealing. Consider this … Continue reading

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A response to new NCES report on distance education

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) By Phil Hill and Russ Poulin, cross-posted to WCET blog Last week the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a new report analyzing the new IPEDS data on distance education. The report, titled Enrollment in … Continue reading

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