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University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018

In November 2017, Strategic Plan Goal Three Project Manager Jeffrey Holm said the fall 2018 semester was the “go-live watch date” for the University of North Dakota’s digital push.  Four months later, the university has signed a contract with Pearson Online Learning Services and two UND gr...

Pearson still in play

The Hyslop Sports Center is one of the prospective campus buildings to be demolished in the future, according to a 30-year campus plan released by UND on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Last December, the Dakota Student reported that UND was in talks with academic resource giant Pearson in regards to revamping online education. The deal, if agreed on, would involve Pearson taking part in online education marketing as well as creating infrastructure for the classes themselves. When we s...

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Graphics by Heather Schuler and Shiny Mahlum

Diane Newberry and Jacob Notermann

November 29, 2017

As the semester comes to a close, faculty have begun to be notified about the potential for the University of North Dakota to enlist the help of Pearson Online Services in the infrastructure of online classes. This move would be in an effort to fulfill Goal Three of the university’s Strategic Plan,...

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