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Mathieu Plourde

Traditional colleges struggle to adjust institutional culture to diversifying landscape - 0 views

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    "with no existing online programs and a culture unaccustomed to rapid transformation, they weren't prepared for the challenge, Coleman admitted during a session last month at the University Professional, Continuing and Online Education Association's annual meeting. "Wellesley had no understanding of this market," Coleman said. "I'm not really sure that they had a full understanding of what this could be or what they wanted it to be.""
Mathieu Plourde

Scaling Solutions to Higher Education's Biggest Challenges: An NMC Horizon Project Stra... - 0 views

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    "This publication, Scaling Solutions to Higher Education's Biggest Challenges, aims to identify the challenges obstructing student success and provide exemplars that, if adequately cultivated, can support the widespread adoption of real solutions."
Mathieu Plourde

Artisanal Teaching - 0 views

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    Yes, I can buy a jar of commercially produced pickles (typically including high-fructose corn syrup, artificial coloring, dried onions, and chemicals that I do not recognize as food), just as we can scale up our production in the classroom by increasing class size, using computer-graded tests, and reducing or eliminating the student writing that requires a faculty member to provide focused attention to each piece of work.
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