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Michael Feldstein
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  • 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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Last week MDRC released a study on the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) with near breathless terms. ASAP was well implemented. The program provided students with a wide array of services over a three-year…
By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Last week MDRC released a study on the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) with near breathless terms. ASAP was well implemented. The program provided students with a wide … Continue reading →
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This is kind of hilarious. Greg Mankiw has written a blog post expressing his perplexity ((Hat tip to Stephen Downes for the link.)) with The New York Times’ position that textbooks are overpriced: To me, this reaction seems strange. After all, the Times…
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As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support a CBE program, there is a…
By Phil HillMore Posts (289) As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support … Continue reading →
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Last week I covered the announcement from Instructure that they had raised another $40 million in venture funding and were expanding into the corporate learning market. Today I was able to see a demo of their new corporate LMS, Bridge. While Instructure…
By Phil HillMore Posts (287) Last week I covered the announcement from Instructure that they had raised another $40 million in venture funding and were expanding into the corporate learning market. Today I was able to see a demo of their … Continue reading →
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After yesterday’s “sources say” report from TechCrunch about Instructure – maker of the Canvas LMS – raising a new round of financing and entering the corporate LMS space, Instructure changed plans and made their official announcement to today. I’m not a…
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Speaking of underpants gnomes sales pitches, Phil and I spent a fair amount of time hearing about Unizin at the ELI conference. Much of that time was spent hearing friends that I know, trust, and respect talk about the project. At length, in some cases.…
Speaking of underpants gnomes sales pitches, Phil and I spent a fair amount of time hearing about Unizin at the ELI conference. Much of that time was spent hearing friends that I know, trust, and respect talk about the project. … Continue reading →
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A little while back, e-Literate suddenly got hit by a spammer who was registering for email subscriptions to the site at a rate of dozens of new email addresses every hour. After trying a number of less extreme measures, I ended up removing the…
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Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been To sit with elders of the gentle race, this world has seldom seen They talk of days for which they sit and wait and all will […]
By Phil HillMore Posts (290) Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been To sit with elders of the … Continue reading →
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As we get closer to the release of the new e-Literate TV series on personalized learning, Michael and I will be posting previews highlighting some of the more interesting segments from the series. When we first talked about the series with its sponsors,…
By Phil HillMore Posts (288) As we get closer to the release of the new e-Literate TV series on personalized learning, Michael and I will be posting previews highlighting some of the more interesting segments from the series. When we first … Continue reading →
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This past week I had the opportunity to provide the keynote at the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) eLearning2015 conference in Las Vegas. ITC is a great group that provides leadership and professional development to faculty and staff in community…
By Phil HillPhil is a consultant and industry analyst covering the educational technology market primarily for higher education. He has written for e-Literate since Aug 2011. For a more complete biography, view his profile page.Web | Twitter | LinkedIn | … Continue reading →
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And I’m going old school and sticking to the previous saying. Today I’m participating in the EDUCAUSE meeting on Next Generation Digital Learning Environments, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ((Disclosure: Our upcoming e-Literate TV series…
And I’m going old school and sticking to the previous saying. Today I’m participating in the EDUCAUSE meeting on Next Generation Digital Learning Environments, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation[1]. From the invitation: The purpose of the panel is … Continue reading →
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Phil and I went to the ELI conference this week. It was my first time attending, which is odd given that it is one of the best conferences that I’ve attended in quite a while. How did I not know this? We went, in part, to do a session on our upcoming…
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