24 mars 2015

Austin Community College’s ACCelerator: Big bet on emporium approach with no pilots

By Phil Hill. While at SXSWedu, I was able to visit Austin Community College’s ACCelerator lab, which got a fair bit of publicity over the past month. While the centerpiece of ACCelerator usage is for developental math, the 600+ workstation facility spread over 32,000 square feet also supports Tutoring in a variety of subjectsFirst year experienceGroup advisingAcademic CoachingAdult EducationContinuing EducationCollege readiness assessment preparation, and Student skills workshops. More...

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Back To The Future: Looking at LMS forecasts from 2011 – 2014

By Phil Hill. At today’s Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2015 conference (#LAK15), Charles Severance (aka Dr. Chuck) gave the morning keynote organized around the theme of going back in time to see what people (myself and Richard Katz primarily) were forecasting for education. More...

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Blackboard Brain Drain: One third of executive team leaves in past 3 months

By Phil Hill. In August 2013 Michael described Ray Henderson’s departure from an operational role at Blackboard. As of the end of 2014, Ray is no longer on the board of directors at Blackboard either. He is focusing on his board activity (including In The Telling, our partner for e-Literate TV) and helping with other ed tech companies. More...

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