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Michael Feldstein
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Attended University of Rochester
Lives in Great Barrington, MA
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  • University of Rochester
  • Rutgers College
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software strategist and product manager
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  • MindWires Consulting
    partoner, 2012 - present
  • Oracle Corporation
    senior program manager, 2006 - 2011
  • SUNY Systems Administration
    2004 - 2006
  • MindWires
  • Christensen/Roberts Solutions
  • The OTTER Group
  • Feldstein & Associates
  • Raymond Karsan Associates
  • The Hudson School
  • Woodwrights, Inc.
  • Cengage Learning
    Senior Program Manager, MindTap, 2011 - 2012
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Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. While researching this question, I came across a presentation by the University of…
By Phil HillMore Posts (339) Alert unnamed readers prompted me after the last post on the Unizin contract to pursue the rumored secondary method of joining for $100k. You know who you are – thanks. While researching this question, I … Continue reading →
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I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is at its core a very simple strategy. Despite Canvas LMS winning far more new…
By Phil HillMore Posts (338) I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is at its core a very simple strategy. Despite … Continue reading →
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I’ve been meaning to write an update post on Unizin, as we broke the story here at e-Literate in May 2014 and Unizin went public a month later. It’s one year later, and we still have the most expensive method to get the Canvas LMS. There are also plans…
By Phil HillMore Posts (336) I’ve been meaning to write an update post on Unizin, as we broke the story here at e-Literate in May 2014 and Unizin went public a month later. It’s one year later, and we still have the … Continue reading →
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At this point I’d say that we have established a pattern of behavior. Michael and I have been quite critical of D2L and their pattern of marketing behavior that is misleading and harmful to the ed tech community. Michael put it best: I can’t remember the…
By Phil HillMore Posts (333) At this point I’d say that we have established a pattern of behavior. Michael and I have been quite critical of D2L and their pattern of marketing behavior that is misleading and harmful to the … Continue reading →
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In these two episodes of e-Literate TV, we shared how Arizona State University (ASU) started using Khan Academy as the software platform for a redesigned developmental math course ((The terms remedial math and developmental math are interchangeable in…
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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…
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Phil started his last post with the following: I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is at its core a very simple…
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1035) Phil started his last post with the following: I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is … Continue reading →
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Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform. ((When the study started Knowillage was an independent company; mid-way through study D2L bought Knowillage and renamed product as…
By Phil HillMore Posts (337) Recently I described an unpublished study by Dragan Gasevic and team on the use of Knowillage / LeaP adaptive platform.[1] The context of article was on D2L’s misuse of the results, but the study itself … Continue reading →
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When giving keynotes at conferences over the past two years, I have observed that some of the best non-verbal feedback occurs when pointing out that personalized and adaptive learning does not equal black-box algorithms choosing content for students. Yes,…
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It would be interesting to read (or write) a post mortem on this project some day. Two and a half years ago I wrote a post describing the University of Phoenix investment of a billion dollars on new IT infrastructure, including hundreds of millions of…
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A year ago I wrote about Google Classroom, speculating whether it would affect the institutional LMS market in higher education. My initial conclusion: I am not one to look at Google’s moves as the end of the LMS or a complete shift in the market (at…
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This post has nothing to do with educational technology but everything to do with the kind of humane and truly personal education that we should be talking about when we throw around phrases like “personalized education.” Prior Learning Assessments (PLAs)…
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