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Mike Hale, Ph.D.

Mike Hale, Ph.D.

Mike Hale, PhD has spent 35 years in the field of education, the last 20 at VitalSource as a leader dedicated to enhancing learning outcomes and facilitating the development and delivery of accessible learning solutions. As the Chief Learning Officer at VitalSource, Mike is now primarily focused on steering global learning initiatives. Prior to his work with VitalSource, he devoted 15 years to the improvement of K-12 education, having served in various capacities including as a college professor, high school educator, and director of a highly regarded charter school. He is also the author of The Teacher′s Guide to Leading Student-Centered Discussions: Talking About Texts in the Classroom. Mike has a BA in Philosophy from Auburn University and a MA and PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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What would happen if learning materials were provided to all students on or before the first day of class? Part II

October 20, 2016 • 2 minute read

Part 2 of 2: The SolutionPreviously we discussed why course materials pricing had increases well beyond inflation, and why the dynamics of this market has hurt student success. If...


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