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Program Insight Gives Higher Ed Ability To Check Learning Against Job Market

Burning Glass Technologies is announcing the general release of Program Insight™, a new real-time labor data tool that allows learning providers to assess the employer demand for a proposed program within minutes. With student debt at record levels, parents, students, and other stakeholders are putting increasing pressure on higher education and learning providers to ensure that their programs align with the job market and provide the skills employers need. Read More »

USC's Rossier School of Education Named Project Tomorrow's Exclusive Higher Ed Research Partner

Project Tomorrow announced today a new partnership with the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education that will expand and enhance the organization's internationally recognized Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning. A key component of this new partnership is the recognition of Rossier as the exclusive higher education research partner for the Speak Up research data. Read More »

panOpen and Learnosity Partner To Offer OER Platform

panOpen and Learnosity have partnered to integrate the full suite of Learnosity’s assessment and homework capabilities into panOpen’s Open Educational Resources-based learning platform. The first of its kind, this partnership creates a resource that preserves the low cost and flexibility of open content while offering advanced digital tools that have previously been reserved for commercially copyrighted content. Read More »

Capella University Extends FlexPath Program Offerings

Capella University is proud to announce beginning July 10 its Master of Education in Teaching and Learning and select Master of Science in Nursing specializations will be available via FlexPath – the groundbreaking learning format that allows students to build career-advancing skills and knowledge they need, while setting their own pace. Read More »

Pearson and indiCo Partner To Bring Students More Affordable Textbooks

Pearson and indiCo announced a new partnership to expand Pearson’s recently announced textbook rental program to up to 1,500 independent campus bookstores. Beginning this fall, 50 popular Pearson titles will be available via a “rental-only” model, which will provide students with affordable access to the selected titles. Read More »

Follett and Lumen Learning To Expand Adoption of OER Courseware

Follett and Lumen Learning today announced a partnership to lower costs and improve student success through the use of academic content and courseware based entirely on open educational resources (OER). Follett will offer Lumen Learning's OER solutions to more than 1,200 colleges and universities where Follett manages course materials delivery. Read More »

NERCOMP To Bring Starfish® by Hobsons to Member Institutions

Hobsons announces a strategic partnership to bring its Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform to Northeastern higher education institutions that are members of the Northeast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP). Starfish® combines powerful predictive analytics, intervention inventories, academic planning, early alert, case management, scheduling, and reporting capabilities ... Read More »

Pearson and Chegg Partnership for Textbooks Affordablity

Pearson announced a new partnership with Chegg to provide students with affordable rental options for both print and e-book versions of popular Pearson higher education titles. Beginning this fall, approximately 50 editions of high volume Pearson titles will be available via a “rental-only” model, through Chegg, which will provide students with affordable access to their choice of a print or electronic version of the selected titles. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Connect Will Integrate Seamlessly with D2L's Brightspace LMS

McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, today announced the integration of its Connect digital homework management and learning solution with the D2L's Brightspace learning management system (LMS) in time for Fall 2017 classes. Used by millions of students, McGraw-Hill Connect® embeds award-winning adaptive capabilities and analytics to improve student results. Read More »

Gates Foundation Launches Higher Ed Podcast

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of a new podcast series dedicated to higher education. By 2025, two-thirds of jobs will require education beyond high school – yet half of students who start college don't graduate, and a high-income student is five times as likely to have a degree by age 24 than a low-income student. To A Degree aims to show how higher education must evolve to better support today's college students. Read More »