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Ellucian Buys Helix LMS, But Will It Matter?

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) At this year’s Ellucian users’ conference #elive15, one of the two big stories has been that Ellucian acquired the Helix LMS, including taking on the development team. I have previously described the Helix LMS in … Continue reading

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Why LinkedIn Matters

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) A few folks have asked me to elaborate on why I think LinkedIn is the most interesting—and possibly the most consequential—company in ed tech. Imagine that you wanted to do a longitudinal study of how … Continue reading

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Helix Education puts their competency-based LMS up for sale

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Back in September I wrote about the Helix LMS providing an excellent view into competency-based education and how learning platforms would need to be designed differently for this mode. The traditional LMS – based on a … Continue reading

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Pearson, Efficacy, and Research

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) A while back, I mentioned that MindWires, the consulting company that Phil and I run, had been hired by Pearson in response to a post I wrote a while back expressing concerns about the possibility … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education: Not just a drinking game

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Ray Henderson captured the changing trend of the past two EDUCAUSE conferences quite well. The #Edu14 drinking game: sure inebriation in 13 from vendor claims of "mooc" "cloud" or "disrupting edu". In 2014: "competency based." — … Continue reading

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