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Mathieu Plourde

Open Textbook Network - 0 views

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    "The Open Textbook Network (OTN) promotes access, affordability, and student success through the use of open textbooks."
Mathieu Plourde

Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum - 0 views

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    The Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum is a grassroots initiative to promote the creation of open digital curriculum. Our goal is to leverage the power of collaboration and digital resources to launch teachers and students into new learning frontiers.
Mathieu Plourde

"It's Not You, It's the Room"- Are the High-Tech, Active Learning Classrooms Worth It? - 0 views

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    Several institutions have redesigned  traditional learning spaces to better  realize the potential of active,  experiential learning. We compare  student performance in traditional  and active learning classrooms  in a large, introductory biology  course using the same syllabus,  course goals, exams, and instructor
Mathieu Plourde

Facing Backlash, Minnesota Decides to Allow Free Online Courses After All - 0 views

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    "When the Legislature convenes in January, my intent is to work with the governor and Legislature to appropriately update the statute to meet modern-day circumstances," he wrote. "Until that time, I see no reason for our office to require registration of free, not-for-credit offerings." But that may not be the end of the matter. If, down the road, Coursera starts charging for the courses or students can earn credit or certificates for them, the state might reassess its approach, he said.
Mathieu Plourde

Minnesota Gives Coursera the Boot, Citing a Decades-Old Law - 0 views

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    "Coursera has been informed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education that under Minnesota Statutes (136A.61 to 136A.71), a university cannot offer online courses to Minnesota residents unless the university has received authorization from the State of Minnesota to do so. If you are a resident of Minnesota, you agree that either (1) you will not take courses on Coursera, or (2) for each class that you take, the majority of work you do for the class will be done from outside the State of Minnesota."
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