09 janvier 2016

That was the year that was: what I did in 2015

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . The highlight of the year for me was the publication of my online, open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age, in April. Since publication it has been downloaded just over 14,000 times (mainly as pdfs). At the moment the whole book is being downloaded about 20 times a day. More...

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That was the year, that was: main trends in 2015

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Well, here we are at the end of another year. Doesn’t time fly! So here is my look back on 2015. I’ll do this in three separate posts. This one focuses on what I saw as the main trends in online learning in 2015. More...

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What Blackboard’s New CEO Needs to Do Now (and how you can tell if he’s doing it)

By Michael Feldstein. As Phil noted in his post, Blackboard has hired a new CEO, a guy by the name of Bill Ballhaus. We don’t know much about him yet, other than that he came from outside education. More...

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McGraw Hill’s New Personalized Learning Authoring Product

By Michael Feldstein. In what has to be the softest launch ever, McGraw Hill has been quietly talking about their new personalized learning authoring system. If you ask them when it will be available to all customers, they will tell you “right now.” But since it doesn’t even have a name yet, I’m not sure how customers would ask for it. More...

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Blackboard Replaces CEO Jay Bhatt: What happened

By . Just over four years since Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company announced another change in CEO. Blackboard has removed Jay Bhatt and replaced him with Bill Ballhaus. More...

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Unizin RFP For LMS: An offering to appease the procurement gods?

By . In a blog post from Monday, Unizin announced a public Request For Proposals (RFP) to solicit bids for an enterprise and multitenant LMS. More...

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Three Views of Top 10 e-Literate Posts in 2015

By . It’s the year end, and I have writer’s block. Like many people, I would much prefer to play with numbers than get work done. Instead of just sharing the Top 10 or Top 20 blog posts in terms of 2015 page views, however, I thought it would be interesting to take three different views this time. More...

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