Tag Archives: UC Davis

Vert Capital and Scriba Corp: Institutions losing course data in company’s death throes

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) After last year’s disastrous outage at UC Davis due to Scriba Corp’s change of data center for the Sakai LMS (branded as SmartSite at UC Davis), it turns out that there is more damage to … Continue reading

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Piazza Makes Three Significant Changes To Deal With Privacy Issues

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) For those following the Piazza privacy issues, we have a new update where the company has made three significant changes in their response to privacy concerns from several universities. They are now using true opt-in for … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What do we know about whether they work?

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) In episode 1, we looked at an effort by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin to develop SMOCs – Synchronous Massive Online Courses – where the core of the redesign … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What these synchronous courses look like and cost

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Last month we shared a video describing how the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin is taking a different approach than some of the courseware-based or other course redesign efforts. In many of … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: One university’s effort to personalize large lecture courses

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Last summer we shared video interviews from the University of California at Davis describing their efforts to personalize the most impersonal of learning experiences – the large lecture introductory course. The organizing idea there is to apply … Continue reading

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