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Historical Survey Of Competency-Based Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) I have previously written a primer on competency-based education (CBE) using SPT Malan’s seminal article as the basis for understanding the key elements. Chris Mallett, formerly associate provost at Western Governors University (WGU) and currently VP for … Continue reading

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Ellucian Buys Helix LMS, But Will It Matter?

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) 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 (1078) 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 (413) 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 (1078) 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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