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Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) is an educational technology consultant and analyst who has spent the last 10 years advising in online education and educational technology markets. As an independent consultant and analyst, Phil helps higher education institutions develop effective strategies to understand and implement online education programs. Phil’s clients have included the University of Iowa, UCLA, California State University, DeVry University, Colorado Community College System, University of Maryland University College, among others.
Phil is also an author, blogger at e-Literate, and speaker, and he has become recognized in the educational technology community for his insights into the broader education market trends and issues. In addition to e-Literate, Phil has also written for EDUCAUSE Review and been quoted at Inside Higher Ed and Washington Business Journal.
Michael is an educational technology consultant and a lifelong educator. Previously, he has been the Senior Program Manager of MindTap at Cengage Learning and Principal Product Strategy Manager for Academic Enterprise Solutions (formerly Academic Enterprise Initiative, or AEI) at Oracle Corporation. Prior to to that, Michael was an Assistant Director at the SUNY Learning Network, where he oversaw blended learning faculty development and was part of the leadership team for the LMS platform migration efforts of this 40-campus program. Before SUNY, he was co-founder and CEO ofMindWires, a company that provided e-learning and knowledge management products and services to Fortune 500 corporations, with a special emphasis on software simulations. In a previous life, Michaelwas a middle school and high school teacher.
The Latest from e-Literate
- Purdue University Deal To Acquire Kaplan University: Interview with Trace Urdan April 27, 2017
By Phil HillMore Posts (472) The surprise news today is that Purdue University has agree to acquire the academic operations of Kaplan University. As stated in the 8-K filing by Kaplan University’s own …
- Recommended Reading: Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine? April 27, 2017
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1102) Don’t be put off by a title that reads like click bait; this piece in EdSurge by Julia Freeland Fisher is the real deal. The column looks at the adoption rates of …
- Webinar Tomorrow: Shifts in Video and LMS Adoption: Impact on Student Outcomes April 25, 2017
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1102) Phil and I will be doing a webinar along with Echo 360’s Fred Singer for Inside Higher Ed tomorrow. We’ll be talking about how to think about adopting these platf …
- University of California’s Payroll Project Reboot Now At $504 Million April 20, 2017
By Phil HillMore Posts (472) In July 2014 I wrote about the University of California’s project to update its payroll & HR systems to Peoplesoft systems and how the project had ballooned out of sco …