Challenges to Open Ed Tech

Open Web Tech: Unserious, Unreliable, Unloved


On the False Binary of LMS vs Open (D’Arcy Norman)

false dichotomy

D’Arcy Norman says the contrast between LMS and “open” is a false dichotomy, but in practice the division exists.


If indie open ed tech is in a sorry state, then open ed techies need to rethink their approach. What kind of invitation are we extending to new users?


“What Do I Do Here?”

We have to acknowledge that we have not done enough as educational technologists to ease people into open spaces. Handing someone a fresh WordPress install is intimidating. And it feels like a burden to most people who just want to share their stuff.