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Helix Education puts their competency-based LMS up for sale

By Phil HillMore Posts (290) 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 (1014) 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 (290) 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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Helix: View of an LMS designed for competency-based education

By Phil HillMore Posts (290) Within higher education, we tend to talk about LMS solutions based on an institutional perspective – which systems can serve as the official LMS for an entire institution. While this view is important and forms … Continue reading

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Notes from Paul LeBlanc keynote address at WCET13

By Phil HillMore Posts (290) Two weeks ago I attended the WCET Conference in Denver. While much smaller than EDUCAUSE and some others, I find these conferences to be great learning experiences, especially as WCET supports open dialogue between academic … Continue reading

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