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Phil Hill
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I find educational technology news and try to make sense of it.
I find educational technology news and try to make sense of it.

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Thanks to Larry Cuban for reviving this classic. Which I'll title "Dilbert does the LMS RFP process"

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In July 2014 I wrote about the University of California’s project to update its payroll & HR systems to Peoplesoft systems and how the project had ballooned out of scope. The goal of the $156 million project was to save a reported $100 million per year…

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Here are two updates on stories we’ve covered recently at e-Literate. One is an actual update and that is a lack of update. UC Berkeley and Accessibility In our post clarifying the context of the school’s decision to remove lecture capture video from…

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A few years ago Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and current president of the LA Clippers, formed a group called USAFacts. Their goal was to collect comprehensive data on how tax revenues (federal, state and local) are spent in the U.S. Their initial…

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Phil wrote up some excellent observations yesterday about the announcement that Follett has invested in Lumen Learning and will be distributing some of their products. This deal has more significance for the curricular materials market than the…

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Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. And this news goes beyond pure investment, as Follett, the large…

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Talk about burying the lede here:

I'd say having a mountain lion come into your bedroom to grab anything at the foot your bed is a bigger story than losing an undersized dog.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Mountain-Lion-takes-small-dog-from-South-Bay-11078690.php#photo-12480844

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Webcast on Wednesday for DE Enrollment trends and latest IPEDS data:

April 19, 11am PDT; free and open to all

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/378693076822728194

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This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data for the Fall 2015 term on…

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