Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 834
David F. Carr oversees InformationWeek's coverage of government and healthcare IT. He previously led coverage of social business and education technologies and continues to contribute in those areas. He is the editor of Social Collaboration for Dummies (Wiley, Oct. 2013) and was the social business track chair for UBM's E2 conference in 2012 and 2013. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry events. David is a former Technology Editor of Baseline Magazine and Internet World magazine and has freelanced for publications including CIO Magazine, CIO Insight, and Defense Systems. He has also worked as a web consultant and is the author of several WordPress plugins, including Facebook Tab Manager and RSVPMaker. David works from a home office in Coral Springs, Florida. Contact him at [email protected]and follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in March 2013
Pearson's cloud-based OpenClass learning management system impressed Abilene Christian University as social, modern, flexible -- and free.
Microsoft brags about 10 school and university adopting Windows 8, plus three new university customers for Office 365 Education.
Education data might accomplish more to improve learning if we can overcome concerns about its potential misuse.
Using the open source software, Bentley's Web team improved the university's branding and functionality and added responsive design for the mobile Web.
Educational technologies have the potential to stretch dollars and improve education, with the right supporting policies, Brookings Institution reports.
Southern Illinois University's plan to provide tablets will kick off with the next freshman class. iPads were deemed too expensive and harder to manage, CIO says.
Unlike the new breed of massive open online course, online master's degree programs stress value of small classes and personal connections.
University of Southern California students brainstormed novel business uses for the big data-crunching supercomputer; a legal discovery application came out on top.
Non-profit massive open online course startup is open sourcing the software for building interactive course modules.
Textbooks and course materials distributed like open source software are becoming a serious force in both primary and higher education.
As the textbook business goes digital, Wiley is taking quality educational resources OpenStax makes available for free and bundling them with its interactive practice and assessments tools.
Higher education can now tap into an explosion of educational resources that are free to view, download and modify. That's disruptive to commercial textbooks, media and assessments.
Gates urges conference participants to apply their "commitment and creativity" to make sure education technologies such as analytics live up to promise.
Massive open online courses will change higher education, say Coursera and edX execs, pointing to some free online classes from top universities drawing 100,000 students.
News Corp.'s Amplify subsidiary will sell an Android tablet customized for use by K-12 teachers and students.
Machine learning is key to scaling personalized learning, presenters from Rice and Duke argue at SXSWEdu.
Online tutorial site will work with 47 schools and educational programs to make Khan videos a routine part of K-12 learning.