7 Matching Annotations
  1. Apr 2018
    1. The following is a suggested list of points to share with students regarding the potential impact/consequences of opting out of using an eText:

      This list so negatively impacts the student's learning opportunities that opting out really isn't an option. Instead of "inclusive access" this looks more like "required access" or "required purchase" or "coerced purchase."

  2. Mar 2018
  3. Oct 2017
  4. Jun 2017
    1. earson decided only last summer to develop its tools in-house after abandoning a deal with a third party company called Knewton.

      Could this be the fall of the world's largest education company? I sense the urgency to innovate harder. This is crucial now than at any other time

  5. Dec 2016
    1. This is not easy. Well-designed educational technology has often lacked a learning sciences base, and many research-based education products have lacked a compelling user-centered design. How can world-class user experience (UX) design— grounded in a fail-fast culture—and educational research— grounded in rigor—peacefully coexist?

      In this Pearson sounds more like an edtech company than a content publisher. I wonder at what point will Pearson release a full LMS product that competes directly with BB, D2L, etc?

      The tension in that last line on the cultural environments of technology vs academia is an important -and real-tension.

  6. Apr 2016