D2L continues to impress with product, adds new execs that might be able to address company challenges.
Out: the three M’s – Marc Maloy, Misty Frost, and Mitch Macfarlane. In: Bjorn Erikkson and Dan Goldsmith. Question: How will Instructure handle the latest executive changes?
Professors from the Stanford Center for Education and Policy Analysis (CEPA) wrote a paper about the impact of online learning on outcomes, which was then condensed into a shorter paper for the Brookings Institute, which was then summarized by Inside Higher Ed. How do you think that went?
This is an interesting model for transparency in government, with some good data on public education expenditures as a bonus.
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 in the much-hyped analytics space. Rather than viewing analytics as a product category in and of itself, Mike concludes that […]
Keith Devlin is a professor of mathematics at Stanford who has taken a keen interest in mathematics education. He is particularly interested in how people learn and what constitutes effective teaching. As a side note, e-Literate interviewed Keith as part of the MOOC Research Initiative in 2013.1 In his response to a question posed by […]
A recently published article in Digiday provides an insider view of ongoing tensions that are still playing out in the world of publishing. The interviewee speaks to the challenges of running two parallel businesses, one that’s in decline but still generating cash, another that is growing but requiring significant investment, and the internal conflicts that […]