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 August 2013
Pearson will use Knewton's big-data technology to power its online tutoring service for college biology, anatomy/physiology, chemistry, physics, finance and accounting students.
Udacity-San Jose State MOOC partnership, paused over poor early results, turns a corner and will resume.
Christensen Institute's Michael Horn says Obama college ratings proposal could be valuable without link to student financial aid.
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business delivers short modules on specific sales and management skills to fill corporate training needs.
Rice University electrical and computer engineering professor Richard Baraniuk helped create OpenStax online series to solve a practical need for a good textbook.
New directory from Common Sense Media, backed by Bill Gates, helps teachers find best educational apps.
While videos from free courses are freely available on YouTube, the ability of instructors to remix is limited.
Sebastian Thrun dishes on Udacity's Silicon Valley style and how to make massive open online courses work for more than "the most motivated 1%."
ExitTicket, software born in a classroom, can tell a teacher if the kids in the back of the class haven't been paying attention.
Ashton Kutcher playing the billionaire dropout gives Degreed an opportunity to showcase educational achievements that take place outside the classroom.
Advocates say higher education would be better served by resources that are truly open -- not just free.
Cloud repository for student records promises big data results and economies of scale, but has stirred privacy fears.
Cloud collaboration platform courts universities and K-12 schools, plays up inline grading applications, learning management system tie-ins.
Udemy.com now localized for Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Russian and Turkish.
Pluralsight, which provides online training for software developers, acquires TrainSignal, which offers online IT training. One payoff: better DevOps training for merged developer and operations teams.