06 août 2015

How Student and Faculty Interviews Were Chosen For e-Literate TV Series

By Phil Hill. As part of our e-Literate TV set of case studies on personalized learning, Michael and I were fully aware that Arizona State University (ASU) was likely to generate the most controversy due to ASU’s aggressive changes to the concept of a modern research university. Read more...

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Release of Empire State College Case Study on e-Literate TV

By Phil Hill and . Today we are thrilled to release the fourth case study in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the ground at a variety of colleges and universities. Read more...

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About The D2L Claim Of BrightSpace LeaP And Academic Improvements

By Phil Hill. Recently I wrote a post checking up on a claim by D2L that seems to imply that their learning platform leads to measurable improvements in academic performance. The genesis of this thread is a panel discussion at the IMS Global conference where I argued that LMS usage in aggregate has not improved academic performance but is important, or even necessary, infrastructure with a critical role. Read more...

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The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One’s Own

By . I have been meaning for some time to get around to blogging about the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) paper on a Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) and Tony Bates’ thoughtful response to it. The core concepts behind the NGDLE are that a next-generation digital learning environment should have the following characteristics. Read more...

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Instructor Replacement vs. Instructor Role Change

By Phil Hill. Two weeks ago I wrote a post about faculty members’ perspective on student-centered pacing within a course. What about the changing role of faculty members – how do their lives change with some of the personalized learning approaches. Read more...

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Moodle Association: New pay-for-play roadmap input for end users

By Phil Hill. Moodle is in the midst of releasing a fairly significant change to the community with a new not-for-profit entity called the Moodle Association. The idea is to get end users more directly involved in setting the product roadmap, as explained by Martin Dougiamas in this discussion thread and in his recent keynotes (the one below from early March in Germany). Read more...

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rSmart to Asahi to Scriba: What is happening to major Sakai partner?

By Phil Hill. It looks like we have another name and ownership change for one of the major Sakai partners, but this time the changes have a very closed feel to them. rSmart, led by Chris Coppola at the time, was one of the original Sakai commercial affiliates, and the LMS portion of the company was eventually sold to Asahi Net International (ANI) in 2013. Read more...

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Pilots? We don’t need no stinkin’ pilots!

By Phil Hill. Timothy Harfield commented on Arizona State University’s approach to pilots and scaling innovation at ASU. Read more...

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NYT Michael Crow Condensed Interview: More Info needed . . . and available

By Phil Hill. The New York Times ran an “edited and condensed” interview with Arizona State University (ASU) president Michael Crow, titled “Reshaping Arizona State, and the Public Model”. Read more...

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Release of ASU Case Study on e-Literate TV

By Phil Hill and . Today we are thrilled to release the third case study in our new e-Literate TV series on “personalized learning”. In this series, we examine how that term, which is heavily marketed but poorly defined, is implemented on the ground at a variety of colleges and universities. Read more...

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