Tag Archive for: Research

Research Background Prior To Gates Foundation Response

In a recent post on the Gates Foundation-funded CourseGateway initiative, I challenged the claims that adoption of courseware is a key component of improving the performance of underrepresented student groups in gateway courses. Really?…

Our Relevant History With The Gates Foundation

I've been debating whether I should describe the MindWires history with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF, or just Gates Foundation) in more detail, given my recent coverage of two foundation-led initiatives. In a comment for the…

CourseGateway: They knew the solution all along

I have a feeling that a blog series is developing. Two weeks ago I wrote a post about "The Gates Foundation Messaging Machine," where despite claims of following data, the reality of the research release was all about the messaging desired…

The Gates Foundation Messaging Machine

This week a report was released by HCM Strategists and Edge Research, funded by the Gates Foundation, on the important topic of the mindset and perspectives of high school graduates aged 18-30 who chose to not go to college or who dropped out…

Exploring Recent OER Research and the Need to Address Experiences, Efficacy and Equity

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Kevin Kelly looks at recent OER research and calls for more focus on Experiences, Efficacy, and Equity.