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Mathieu Plourde

Who Is Doing Our Data Laundry? - 0 views

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    "We are seeing a surge in firms with offers to take institutions' data so that they can reformat it and make it available as dashboards, with trends and models. It is time to ask: Who is doing our data laundry, and why?"
Mathieu Plourde

Real Time Cases - 0 views

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    Students will confront real issues and assess real scenarios using current information from executives of real companies with real job opportunities. Education should reward creativity while being fun, relevant, practical, interactive, and up-to-date.
Mathieu Plourde

Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons - 0 views

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    "Turn online videos into interactive learning experiences that engage students and deepen understanding."
Mathieu Plourde

The Changing Cost of Open Source - 0 views

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    At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.
Mathieu Plourde

Texas Online Classes Generally Cost More Than Campus Ones - 0 views

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    "University officials say the higher tuition rates for online courses are the result of expensive infrastructure and the costs for designing the courses, which often involve partnerships or contracts with outside online education providers.   Nassirian said the infrastructure costs make it difficult to create online classes cheaply on a small scale."
Mathieu Plourde

Flat World Knowledge to Drop Free Access to Textbooks - 1 views

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    "Sometimes free costs too much. As of January 1, 2013, Flat World Knowledge, which used to describe itself as the world's largest publisher of free and open textbooks online, will no longer offer content at no charge."
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