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University Of California’S Payroll Project Reboot Now At $504 Million
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By Phil HillMore Posts (471) In July 2014 I wrote about the University of California’s project to update its payroll & HR systems to Peoplesoft systems and how the project had ballooned out of scope. The goal of the $156 … Continue reading

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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:52:27 +0000

Recommended Reading … Or Not: Updates On Uc Berkeley And Nber Stories
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By Phil HillMore Posts (470) Here are two updates on stories we’ve covered recently at e-Literate. One is an actual update and that is a lack of update. UC Berkeley and Accessibility In our post clarifying the context of the … Continue reading

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:16:57 +0000

Recommended Reading: Ballmer Group Publishes “Annual Report” On Government Spending
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By O'Neal SpicerMore Posts (9) A few years ago Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and current president of the LA Clippers, formed a group called USAFacts. Their goal was to collect comprehensive data on how tax revenues (federal, state and … Continue reading

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:01:23 +0000

Lumen And Follett: Canary In The Curricular Materials Coal Mine?
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By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) Phil wrote up some excellent observations yesterday about the announcement that Follett has invested in Lumen Learning and will be distributing some of their products. This deal has more significance for the curricular materials market … Continue reading

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:27:18 +0000

Some Notes On Lumen Learning’S $3.75 Million Funding Round Led By Follett
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By Phil HillMore Posts (469) Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. And this … Continue reading

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 02:09:49 +0000

Digital Learning Compass: New Wcet Webcast On Distance Education Enrollment Trends
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By Phil HillMore Posts (469) This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) … Continue reading

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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:05:09 +0000

Can There Be A Microscope Of The Mind?
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Making the case that educators should cultivate their cognitive science literacy. Continue reading

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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:00:31 +0000

Cengage And Oer Podcast Series: Two Steps Forward And One Step Back
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By Phil HillMore Posts (467) Last fall I wrote about Cengage, one of the big three publishers for higher education, sponsoring and releasing a survey on Open Education Resources (OER). The survey headline: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education … Continue reading

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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:16:21 +0000

Recommended Reading: The Power Of Explaining To Others
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By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) Mike Caulfield is one of a sadly dwindling number of truly interesting, deep-thinking bloggers about educational technology in higher ed. If you don’t follow his blog, you should.[1] He can be an acquired taste. He … Continue reading

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:41:23 +0000

Clarifications On Uc Berkeley’S Accessibility Decision To Restrict Video Access
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By Phil HillMore Posts (466) I had planned earlier to write a post or two on the UC Berkeley video kerfuffle but kept getting sidetracked with more articles in trade press and national media. And there have been quite a few … Continue reading

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:16:29 +0000