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Top Hat Launches Affordable Online Marketplace for Higher Education

Top Hat announced the full release of the Top Hat Marketplace, a unique and game-changing resource of affordable and customizable educational content. Professors can publish, share, and collaborate with peers in the Top Hat Marketplace on course materials. This educational content resource is now available to thousands of educators at over 750 of the top 1,000 North American colleges and universities. Read More »

Ivy Tech Extends Partnership with Blackboard

Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, is extending its partnership with Blackboard through 2020 to further support enrollment growth, enhance the student experience and increase retention. Read More »

IBM Expands New Collar Career Partnerships with Community Colleges

IBM announced it is expanding partnerships with numerous community colleges in the United States to better prepare more Americans for "New Collar" career opportunities. In these well-paying roles, in-demand technology skills are valued more than credentials, and a traditional four-year college degree may not always be required. Read More »

Pearson, Chemeketa CC Expand Digital Course Material Partnership

Pearson an expanded partnership with Chemeketa Community College to provide students increased access to high-quality, digital course materials at significant cost savings. Chemeketa piloted its Course Materials Fee Program in Fall 2016. The pilot included more than 330 students enrolled in the Introduction to Business course, which leveraged Pearson’s MyBusinessLab™ digital learning technology. Read More »

Ambassador and OpenStax Partner

In an ongoing commitment to provide accessible, affordable options, Ambassador and OpenStax have forged a partnership to break down barriers through free and low cost learning materials, helping faculty create rich collections of resources and empowering more students to succeed. Read More »

Jenzabar Launches Jenzabar One Solution Set

Jenzabar®, Inc. launched Jenzabar One during its Annual User Conference, Jenzabar’s Annual Meeting. Jenzabar One is a flexible solution set exclusive to higher education, reflecting the purposeful and continuous intersection of products across Jenzabar’s full technology portfolio to best support client technology needs one institution at a time. Read More »

ASU Expands the Use of McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS AI Software

A new Precalculus course added this month to Arizona State University's online Global Freshman Academy leverages McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS adaptive software. The Precalculus course is the second math course in the Global Freshman Academy (GFA) that uses ALEKS's artificial intelligence to create a personalized learning experience for students. Read More »

StraighterLine and Tennessee State Announce Partnership

StraighterLine has partnered with Tennessee State University to offer students a convenient and affordable online option to earn credit towards their college degree. Through the school’s partnership with StraighterLine, TSU now offers students even more flexible options to earn a bachelor’s degree and prepare for the knowledge-based jobs of tomorrow. Read More »

Barnes & Noble Education Teams with Unizin on Predictive Analytics

BNED LoudCloud, a Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. company. announced an agreement with Unizin, Ltd. to provide its 22 member universities with BNED LoudCloud’s predictive analytics solution. As a result, faculty and advisors will have access to a customized solution that helps educators identify, monitor, and support at-risk students, with the goal of improving student success rates and retention. Read More »

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 »