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University Responses to Piazza: Some good, some bad, some web site changes

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) After our reporting from Nov 10 on “Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data”, I was invited by Piazza CEO Pooja Sankar to visit the Piazza offices. During my visit, we had … Continue reading

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LMS Market Updates, Dec 2015

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) There seems to be a series of news and analysis on the LMS higher education market worth summarizing. Major Adoption News I posted last weekend about University of Phoenix (UoP) and their LMS. UoP is well-known … Continue reading

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Student Course Evaluations and Impact on Active Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) The Chronicle has an article out today, “Can the Student Course Evaluation Be Redeemed?”, that rightly points out how student course evaluations are often counter-productive to improving teaching and learning. The article refers to a Stanford … Continue reading

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The Battle for Open and MOOC Completion Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) Yesterday I wrote a post on the 20 Million Minds blog about Martin Weller’s new book The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory. Exploring different aspects of open in higher … Continue reading

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Combining MOOC Student Patterns Graphic with Stanford Analysis

By Phil HillMore Posts (442) In part 1, part 2, and part 3 of this series of posts on MOOC student patterns, I shared a description of five student patterns emerging from open-enrollment MOOCs (excluding those with an associated student fee) based on … Continue reading

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