Tag Archives: OpenClass

Big 3 MOOC Providers Turning One Year Old

We are in the middle of the first anniversary of the creation of the big 3 MOOC providers (Coursera, Udacity, edX). Sebastian Thrun announced the creation of Udacity on January 23, 2012 as described by Reuters. Daphne Koller and Andrew … Continue reading

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OpenClass vs the MOOC

When Pearson’s OpenClass was announced about a year and a half ago, the natural question to ask was whether it would disrupt the LMS market. But that was then and this is now. (Full disclosure: Pearson is a client of … Continue reading

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Educational Publishers Appear to be Supporting SOPA

UPDATE 12/23: Per the House Judiciary Committee, it is now confirmed that these companies are on the record supporting SOPA and the Protect IP companion legislation. Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee began the process of marking upĀ the Stop Online Piracy … Continue reading

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What If OpenClass Succeeds in Disrupting LMS Market?

Right now the e-Literate site is close to over-heating from Michael’s voluminous posts – all very thoughtful, but we’re going to need some WordPress coolant. During discussions over the past week in person and over blogs, I’ve had three people … Continue reading

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Openness: The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating

In my last post, I said that I thought Blackboard’s announcement of making it easy to add a Creative Commons license to a Common Cartridge export is significant. One day later, we have some evidence of just how significant. e-LiterateĀ featured … Continue reading

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