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The Remarkable Transformation at UF Online

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) The University of Florida, based on a plan created by the state legislature, started UF Online in 2013. The original business plan was a case study in optimistic enrollment planning and the road-to-riches through online education. … Continue reading

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IBM’s Misleading or Just Incorrect National Ad on Student Retention

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Thanks to Chris Edwards for alerting me to this one. In a nutshell, IBM launched a national ad campaign last month that included commercials during Wimbledon on the weekend. They’re spending big money on this … Continue reading

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UF Online and Enrollment Warning Signs

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) The University of Florida Online (UF Online) program is one of the highest profile online initiatives to be started over the past few years (alongside other public institution programs such as California’s Online Education Initiative, … Continue reading

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LMS Observations: You had me until you went nihilist

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Mark Drechsler has a fascinating post in response to my recent LMS as minivan about D2L’s retention claims, mostly playing off of this theme: I answered another question by saying that the LMS, with multiple billions … Continue reading

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About Those D2L Claims of LMS Usage Increasing Retention Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) In my post last week on the IMS Global Consortium conference #LILI15, I suggested that LMS usage in aggregate has not improved academic performance and noted that John Baker from D2L disagreed. John Baker from … Continue reading

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