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Pilots? We don’t need no stinkin’ pilots!

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Timothy Harfield commented on Arizona State University’s approach to pilots and scaling innovation at ASU. .@philonedtech excellent comment on the problem of scaling innovation in #HigherEd. This is a central concern for @UIAinnovation. — Timothy … Continue reading

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Austin Community College’s ACCelerator: Big bet on emporium approach with no pilots

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) While at SXSWedu, I was able to visit Austin Community College’s ACCelerator lab, which got a fair bit of publicity over the past month. While the centerpiece of ACCelerator usage is for developental math, the … Continue reading

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Dana Center and New Mathways Project: Taking curriculum innovations to scale

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Last week the University of Texas’ Dana Center announced a new initiative to digitize their print-based math curriculum and expand to all 50 community colleges in Texas. The New Mathways Project is ‘built around three mathematics … Continue reading

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On ECAR data and ed tech purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Recently I wrote a post about many ed tech products being stuck in pilots without large-scale adoption. In our consulting work Michael and I often help survey institutions to discover what technologies are being used within … Continue reading

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Pilots: Too many ed tech innovations stuck in purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (471) Steve Kolowich wrote an article yesterday in the Chronicle that described the use of LectureTools, a student engagement and assessment application created by faculty member Perry Sampson at the University Michigan. These two paragraphs jumped out at me. … Continue reading

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