Entries by Phil Hill

Dartmouth Cheating Debacle: 3 Initial Observations

Update 6/11: Dartmouth Medical School’s dean sent out an email yesterday dropping all honor code charges. This was the right decision given the flawed process. Over the past month a story has been developing at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine about an alleged cheating scandal, and with the New York Times coverage yesterday, the […]

K-12 EdTech Provider PowerSchool Files SEC Paperwork for Initial Public Offering

Hot on the heels of Coursera’s successful IPO last week, which saw the company jump to a $5.9 billion market cap, and confirming February rumors, K-12 EdTech solutions provider PowerSchool filed an S-1 prospectus late yesterday with the SEC for its IPO. Like Coursera, PowerSchool is filing as an “emerging growth company”, which reduces the […]

Moodle’s Dispute with LTG and its Growing Suite of Former Moodle Partners

Two weeks ago the long-simmering dispute between Moodle HQ and Learning Technologies Group (LTG), owner of three former Moodle Partners, reached its end point. The short description is that Moodle HQ has terminated the Moodle Partner contracts of eCreators and eThink, two companies acquired by LTG over the past year, and has also decided that […]

Moodle’s Dispute with LTG and its Growing Suite of Former Moodle Partners (podcast)

Two weeks ago the long-simmering dispute between Moodle HQ and Learning Technologies Group (LTG), owner of three former Moodle Partners, reached its end point. The short description is that Moodle HQ has terminated the Moodle Partner contracts of eCreators and eThink, two companies acquired by LTG over the past year, and has also decided that […]