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Blackboard Releases Paper on the Future of Higher Education

Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today released a new white paper exploring the future of higher education. Based on in-depth interviews with 13 American higher education thought leaders, the white paper "Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education" is being released in conjunction with Blackboard's 20th anniversary Read More »

Pearson, Duolingo Partner To Enhance Mobile Learning in Language Courses

Pearson and Duolingo announced a partnership to provide college and university students with a fun, simple, and effective way to learn foreign languages. Beginning this fall, institutions and educators can offer their students a personalized language learning experience featuring high-quality content developed by Pearson, and delivered to students using Duolingo’s platform. Read More »

Tulane To Increase Access to Quality Education Through Noodle Partners

Tulane University today announced a relationship with Noodle Partners, a company dedicated to dramatically improving the quality and delivery of online education. Adding to existing online degrees in public health and law, Tulane plans to launch an array of new market-competitive online degrees over the next several years. Read More »

Augusta University Launches Echo360's Academic Video Platform

Augusta University has expanded its partnership with Echo360 to offer real time access to academic content and lectures across the university's nine colleges and schools. The expanded partnership is the result of a joint effort between the University's instructional technology and academic departments to select a video platform that will enable pedagogical flexibility, and maximize efficiency and reliability across multiple locations. Read More »

Picmonic Transforms Forgettable Text into Memorable Characters and Fun Stories

Picmonic ffers a new study tool that is uniquely designed for today's generation of students, Picmonic transforms forgettable text into memorable characters and fun stories. Starting from day one of school, students can use Picmonic to remember more, excel in school and score higher on exams Read More »

OCCC and Blackboard Partner on Predictive Analytics

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and Blackboard Inc. announced an expansion of their 10-year partnership. Beginning in Spring 2018, the college will implement Blackboard Predict, a leading predictive analytics solution that analyzes student's data and activities in online learning environments to provide educators and advisors with the timely information they need to help students successfully complete their courses. Read More »

Zenith Education Group Introduces Altierus

Zenith Education Group today introduced Altierus, the new brand name for its Everest career college campuses. Altierus will be launched over the next few weeks in markets where the schools are located. Zenith is now in a position to reach its ultimate vision of becoming a third pathway for nontraditional students for whom community colleges and for-profit schools haven't worked... Read More »

Echo360 Releases Data Dashboard

Echo360 announced the launch of its lecture capture data dashboard designed specifically for administrators. The new data visualization provides administrators with real-time insights into faculty and student usage, improving the reliability and application of lecture capture in and beyond the classroom. Read More »

TeamDynamix Pulse Study Finds 20% Improvement in IT Maturity in Higher Ed, Emphasis on Knowledge Portals

TeamDynamix has released results of the 2017 Pulse Study revealing a 20 percent improvement in IT Maturity over 2016 as colleges and universities ramp capabilities to meet growing demand generated through increased spending in edtech. The greatest increases in maturity center around the student experience with sharp improvements in response time and self-service capabilities. Read More »

EAB Announces the Student Success Management System

EAB announcer the Student Success Management System (SSMS), a new category of enterprise technology that enables students, faculty, administrators, advisors, and other student support professionals to work together to guide students toward their graduation and employment goals. The SSMS enables all stakeholders on campus to manage student success through one technology system. Read More »