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M. Feldstein (e-Literate)

  • Summer Melt November 14, 2019
    You really want to come to this webinar. Truly! The post Summer Melt appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Overcoming Barriers to Enrollment: Can AI Increase Student Success? November 5, 2019
    Higher ed administrators are likely familiar with “summer melt” – the phenomenon in which students are admitted to college, accept, but never show up on campus. It most often impacts first-generation college students who run into challenges during the enrollment process—often bureaucratic ones, like getting a health form or a parental signature—and don’t hav […]
    John Prusinski
  • The Crumbling of the OpenEd Coalition November 1, 2019
    OpenEd as we know it is dead. Long live open education. The post The Crumbling of the OpenEd Coalition appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Announcing the Standard of Proof Webinar Series October 28, 2019
    In a recent post, I wrote about my experience on the EDUCAUSE exhibition hall looking for vendors with proof that their products actually help students and how this is an example of the more general problem: Right now, higher education has very poor signals to quickly distinguish between those vendors who can prove that their […] The post Announcing the Stan […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • What I Didn’t See at EDUCAUSE October 21, 2019
    Until I looked really, really hard. The post What I Didn’t See at EDUCAUSE appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • The MOOC-Courseware Convergence October 8, 2019
    The right tool for the right job. The question is, what's the right job? The post The MOOC-Courseware Convergence appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Supporting Equity Doesn’t Mean Spending Blindly October 7, 2019
    California is supporting the research-backed practice of emergency financial support, which is good. But they don't appear to be approaching it in a research-minded way, which is bad. The post Supporting Equity Doesn’t Mean Spending Blindly appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • MOOC Die-Off Coda October 5, 2019
    I may or may not be innovative, but I am clearly disruptive sometimes. The post MOOC Die-Off Coda appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Disruption Disrupted: The Great MOOC Die-Off October 4, 2019
    Coursera for Schools tells us a lot about the failure of MOOCs and what comes after. The post Disruption Disrupted: The Great MOOC Die-Off appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Content as an Instrument of Inquiry September 26, 2019
    Content design isn't just valuable for more effective learning. It's specifically valuable for more effective learning about teaching. The post Content as an Instrument of Inquiry appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • The Affordances of Content Design September 18, 2019
    Content is infrastructure. David Wiley I opened my first post in this series with a statement about courseware and content design: An unbelievable number of words have been written about the technology affordances of courseware—progress indicators, nudges, analytics, adaptive algorithms, and so on. But what seems to have gone completely unnoticed in all this […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • EEP 2019 Summit Videos Are Up September 17, 2019
    Get 'em while they're hot! The post EEP 2019 Summit Videos Are Up appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • The Content Revolution September 11, 2019
    In all the many discussions about the technological advancements in courseware, from learning analytics to adaptive learning, we are missing the invisible yet critical and ubiquitous revolution in content design that makes all the technological advances possible. The post The Content Revolution appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • The Cengage-MHE Merger and Data Danger August 27, 2019
    PIRG's SPARC group filed a brief with the Department of Justice opposing the merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education. The section on data danger is worth a close read. The post The Cengage-MHE Merger and Data Danger appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein
  • Pearson’s Born-Digital Move and Frequency of Updates July 18, 2019
    Pearson is going digital first and updating its editions more frequently. According to the higher ed press, frequent updates to a software product is now a bad thing. The post Pearson’s Born-Digital Move and Frequency of Updates appeared first on e-Literate. […]
    Michael Feldstein

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