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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

Recommended Reading: Cbe Platforms Represent A Truly Niche Market
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By Phil HillMore Posts (465) Triggered by the news that we broke here at e-Literate that “Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform”, Carl Straumsheim at Inside Higher Ed has a valuable follow-up article today looking more broadly at the … Continue reading

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:31:53 +0000

Recommended Reading: Signs Of Restraint In The Analytics Hype Machine
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By O'Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) Mike Sharkey’s recent post on the Blackboard blog site, “Analytics isn’t a thing,” triggered by an epiphany he had while reading the latest NMC Horizon Report, suggests that we might finally be seeing a maturation … Continue reading

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:04:28 +0000

Why Ed Tech Will Fail To Transform Education (For Now)
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By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1096) A while back, I wrote a post arguing that algorithm-based ed tech like learning analytics and adaptive learning will not sell well as long as educators do not have the mathematical and scientific literacies necessary to … Continue reading

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:55:26 +0000

Recommended Reading: Ihe Coverage Of Nber Paper And Critiques
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By Phil HillMore Posts (464) For those following my two recent posts about the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, there are two articles I recommend for broader coverage – both … Continue reading

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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:33:15 +0000

One More Thing On Nber Report: Where Did Pre-2011 Data Come From?
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By Phil HillMore Posts (463) Earlier today I critiqued the new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, calling it “a hot mess that that conflates online students, enrollments, programs, institutions and uses a … Continue reading

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:54:39 +0000

New Nber Study On Online Education Is Deeply Flawed
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By Phil HillMore Posts (463) Caroline Hoxby from Stanford University just published a working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”. tl;dr This report is a hot mess that that … Continue reading

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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:11:29 +0000

Recommended Reading: Wcet Survey Report And Tony Bates Commentary
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By Phil HillMore Posts (461) WCET released its survey results on the price and costs of online education last week, focusing on US higher education, and it has caused quite a stir due to the headline, first-look analysis. As Inside … Continue reading

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:17:17 +0000

Vert Capital And Scriba Corp: Institutions Losing Course Data In Company’S Death Throes
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By Phil HillMore Posts (460) 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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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:21:04 +0000

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