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Why Pearson?

What does Pearson look for in potential academic partners and/or new programs?

Why sign a long-term contract with Pearson? What happens if the online programme management services from Pearson do not meet our recruitment and retention goals?

Can faculty members design their own courses, select their own textbooks, and maintain academic freedom?

What is Pearson's academic model? Will academic partners need to conform to that model?

Who builds and maintains the online classroom?

Who maintains intellectual property rights to courses?

Does Pearson provide any faculty support?

How do university staff interact with Pearson?

Who determines where and to whom Pearson markets?

How does Pearson recruit students?

How are students oriented and supported?

Do institutions retain academic control? Who determines academic policies?