Canvas: Innovation in Education Grant

Instructure, the company that makes the Canvas LMS, has just announced the Innovation in Education grant, offering a total of $100k in grants to  spur innovation in education. Five innovative higher ed proposals (five for K12, as well) will be selected by Canvas to receive $10K in grant money. Submission topics may include (but are not limited to): Facilitating competency-based learning […]

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Harvard Business Review is cray-cray for copyright

There are many examples of copyright and licensing monkeyshines in higher education–far too many. Not just the regular, run-of-the-mill monkeyshines, but outright knavery (as I see it). One example, is mega-publisher Reed-Elsevier that enforces a research publishing cycle that disenfranchises tax payers not just once, not just twice, but three times: (1) selling universities expensive subscriptions to journals full of […]

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