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University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy
Undisclosed contracts, unreasonable timelines and logistical woes
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...

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.
Computer science chair Ronald Marsh explains his thoughts on the potential deal
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...

Digital classroom

Graphics by Heather Schuler and Shiny Mahlum
UND considers working with education conglomerate Pearson
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...

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