Online Course Design Rubrics, Part 1: What are they?
Academics and Academia
The "Academics and Academia" category covers topics related the ways in which colleges and universities function that are relevant to technology-supported education. One key aspect covered here is pedagogy—how people teach—and how technology impacts teaching and learning.
But this category also includes more institutional aspects that are relevant to technology-supported education, such as how campus leadership supports (or doesn't support) new initiatives, politics and bureaucracy that impact these efforts, and so on.
Finally, "Academics and Academia" covers commercial and non-profit services that provide support for technology-supported education initiatives, such as Online Program Management (OPM) companies.
At what point does a theme become a schtick? These ‘deeply flawed’ reports on online education are pushing towards the latter.
Cue the Steely Dan lyrics.
Moodle HQ more aggressively pushing into pro-ed market with Moodle Workplace with a change in how open source code is deployed (hint, it’s not universally available).
Even good, smart people lose their minds sometimes.
If you want story of aggressive migration to SaaS model (public cloud) for an LMS company, look no further than D2L and Brightspace. Transformation to be complete in 2019.
Four recent articles about the OPM market that are worth reading.