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Mathieu Plourde

Seven key practices for lifelong learners - 0 views

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    "the burden does not fall exclusively on businesses; it's also up to the individual to seize the opportunity to get ahead. Seven distinctive practices can help employees become lifelong learners and remain relevant in today's business environment"
Mathieu Plourde

International growth of Online program management (OPM) - LISTedTECH - 0 views

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    "The Online program management (OPM) market is growing in terms of the number of institutions using OPM providers and in the number of providers. The market is also showing signs of consolidation as the providers figure out how to position themselves in this competitive landscape. What we don't hear much about is the international trend that is also taking shape. Yes, the US market started earlier and is still larger than all others combined, but the international market is growing and becoming more and more important."
Mathieu Plourde

Having a Growth Mindset Makes It Easier to Develop New Interests - 0 views

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    "Managers and organizational cultures often signal to employees what types of mindsets are valued on the job - such as whether employees should be singular in focus or open to new areas. As the world continues to globalize, we need novel solutions to new and old problems, and these solutions will be driven, in large part, by people with deep interests who also draw connections across disciplines. Encouraging employees to adopt a growth mindset of interest may help spark that process."
Mathieu Plourde

Anthropologist studies why professors don't adopt innovative teaching methods - 0 views

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    "An anthropologist who had the unenviable task of sitting through academics' meetings and reading their email chains to find out why they fail to change their teaching styles has come to a surprising conclusion: they are simply too afraid of looking stupid in front of their students to try something new."
Mathieu Plourde

Learning about Growth Mindset (with images) · OnlineCrsLady · Storify - 0 views

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    "Carol Dweck's "growth mindest" has a lot to offer learners, both in school and out of school. This Storify collects some resources you can use to get started."
Mathieu Plourde

How People Learn to Become Resilient - 0 views

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    "If you are lucky enough to never experience any sort of adversity, we won't know how resilient you are. It's only when you're faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?"
Mathieu Plourde

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do - 0 views

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    "Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don't do so that you too can become more mentally strong."
Mathieu Plourde

Instructure Secures $30 Million in Series D Funding - 0 views

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    Instructure today announced it has raised $30 million in Series D funding, which brings Instructure's lifetime funding total to $50 million. Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) led the round with participation from existing investors. The funds will be used to accelerate adoption of Canvas, Instructure's popular learning management system (LMS), used by colleges, universities, K-12 school districts and the company's expanding role in the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) movement. Instructure's current list of investors includes EPIC Ventures, OpenView Venture Partners and Tomorrow Venture
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