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LMS 4.0: Semantic Remorse, Student Engagement?

The future of the learning management systems is not about additional course management resources for faculty but rather should focus on “sticky” and engaging learning platforms for students.

Saudade Brasil

My colleague from São Paulo, Fredric Litto, offers insight and counsel for those interested in exploring academic opportunities and partnerships in Brazil.

Online Ed Goes to Hollywood

A new television ad from UCLA’s Extension Program ups the ante on advertising for online programs.

They of Little Faith: College Presidents and Big-Time Athletics

If trust is one key coin in the realm of academe, then there is distressing evidence that many college presidents don’t have much faith that their peers at institutions with big intercollegiate programs are in control of these programs.

The University of River City

What happens if (when?) the public money vanishes from “public” higher education?

Minerva and the Quest to be Elite

The Minerva Project claims to “the first elite American University to be launched in a century.” While this statement may make for great PR, it is also wrong – both semantically and historically. And it also raises some interesting questions about elite vs. effective higher education.

The Long (and Open?) View on Blackboard

Here we go again: another round of “Inside Blackboard,” another long (2800 word) blog. Last week’s announcements were big and bold. Let’s break it down into manageable parts.