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Blackboard’s New Early Warning Analytics Product

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) A couple of weeks ago in my post about the different types of learning analytics, I described retention early warning systems thusly: Most people don’t think about early warning systems as being in the same … Continue reading

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Michael Chasen Leaving Blackboard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) In case you haven’t heard the news yet, Blackboard has hired a new CEO—Jay Bhatt, previously the CEO of Progress Software. According to Mr. Chasen’s “open letter to the education community,” he will be participating … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s New Platform Strategy

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the BbWorld conference and conduct a private interview with Chief Technology Officer and President of Academic Platforms Ray Henderson. What I learned is that the … Continue reading

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Blackboard and MoodleRooms: An insight to private equity

By More Posts (42) There has been speculation about Blackboard’s acquisition of MoodleRooms and its announcements about support of open-source learning systems. This is also an opportunity to see decision-making by Blackboard owner Providence Equity. The motivation of a private equity firm is … Continue reading

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My Blackboard Open Source Post: A Correction

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1085) I screwed up. My recent post about Blackboard’s moves into open source was a particularly challenging one to organize coherently. While wrestling with that, I failed to give my usual attention to the tone. As … Continue reading

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