So many questions, so little time. Following up on questions from Future Trends Forum discussion with Bryan Alexander and a host of others.
This category covers ed tech applications other than the LMS and learning analytics, including smaller product categories like ePortfolios and Learning Object Repositories as well as apps that don't neatly fit into any one category.
Whether you call it NGDLE, an LMOS, a learning platform, or something else, people have been wanting a next-generation post-LMS for a long time. We finally have both the interoperability standards and the market incentives to make it possible—if the LMS vendors are willing to take a risk.
In this live case study in ed tech and student privacy that is unfolding before us, Piazza makes some changes in response to recent criticism of their practices.
In a shocking development, recent research has shown that students do better when they feel like they belong at school, they are supported by their teachers and advisors, and they are studying things that actually matter. And yet, much of so-called “student-centered” ed tech does not focus on helping with any of these things.