Instructure’s Age of Adolescence: A Conversation With CEO Dan Goldsmith [Wan]

Instructure’s Age of Adolescence: A Conversation With CEO Dan Goldsmith — from edsurge.com by Tony Wan Excerpts (emphasis DSC): …we sat down with Goldsmith in […]

Pearson moves away from print textbooks [Kelly]

Pearson moves away from print textbooks — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Excerpt: All of Pearson’s 1,500 higher education textbooks in the U.S. will now […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

Instructure: Plans to expand beyond Canvas LMS into machine learning and AI [Hill]

Instructure: Plans to expand beyond Canvas LMS into machine learning and AI — from mfeldstein.com by Phill Hill Excerpts: On the same day as Instructure’s […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US & Canada: 2018 Year-End Edition [Hill]

State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US and Canada: 2018 Year-End Edition — from mfeldstein.com by Phill Hill Excerpts: The market continues to consolidate […]

Amazon has 10,000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on [Hartmans]

Amazon has 10,000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on — from businessinsider.com by Avery Hartmans Summary (emphasis DSC): […]

Another good example/graphic of a learning ecosystem

From DSC: Below is a graphic from an article by Jane Hart that’s entitled, “A seamless working and learning environment“- to me, it’s another good […]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense [Box]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense — from facultyfocus.com by Cathy Box Excerpt: Assessment for Learning (AfL), sometimes referred to as “formative assessment” has […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? [Reid]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? — from er.educause.edu by Pat Reid Excerpt: Both edtechs and instructional designers (IDs) work with computer systems and programs, […]

Peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, & interleaving can boost retention. [edutopia]

Humans are hardwired to forget. But research shows that strategies like peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, and interleaving can boost retention. pic.twitter.com/0IVVz2M3FJ — edutopia (@edutopia) December […]

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