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Kaplan University Incorporates Gamification

Kaplan University today announced that it has incorporated gamification into its career services network. Gamification applies game design elements to non-game activities to drive stronger student engagement. Read More »

New Jenzabar Partnership Brings Online Presentation Platform

Jenzabar®, Inc.announced a partnership with KnowledgeVision Systems, the leader in multimedia online presentation technology. The partnership brings a new presentation experience to higher education. Knovio® Pro by KnowledgeVision is a quick and easy way to create a video online presentation with a PowerPoint presentation deck and a webcam, microphone, or smartphone. Read More »

More Than 30 Colleges and Universities Partner with Pearson

Pearson announced partnerships with more than 30 colleges and universities to deliver digital course materials to students through a variety of delivery models, most working through campus bookstores. Through these digital delivery models, Pearson is collaborating with institutions that are committed to providing students with access to high-quality, affordable content on the first day of class ... Read More »

Barnes & Noble Education To Operate 14 Campus Bookstores

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) today announced that 14 colleges and universities have selected Barnes & Noble College as their partner of choice to operate their campus bookstores. The 14 new contracts represent 23 new campus and virtual bookstores. The schools represent a projected additional 140,000 students and their faculty. Read More »

Cengage Learning Sells More Digital Units Than Print Textbooks

For its fiscal year 2016, Cengage Learning reported that digital unit sales outpaced print textbook sales for the first time, denoting a significant milestone for the Company. For the 12 months ending March 31, 2016, Cengage Learning activated 3.5 million digital student experiences, up 12% from the prior year. Read More »

Sycamore Education Adds Google Classroom Coursework Integration;

Sycamore Education has increased its integration with Google Apps for Education. The newest integration, Google Classroom Coursework (later referred to as Coursework), allows data involving assignments and grades to be synced from Google Classroom into Sycamore’s PK-12 education solution, Sycamore School. Read More »

NMC Report from the 'Personalized Learning & Student Success Summit'

The New Media Consortium (NMC) hosted the Personalized Learning & Student Success Summit at SXSWedu on March 7-9 in Austin, Texas. The summit served as a call-to-action for education leaders to first imagine if and then commit to trying new, evidence-driven to bolster student success for first generation and low-income students in higher education. Read More »

Pearson and General Assembly To Provide Online Courses in 21st Century Skills

Pearson announced it is now able to offer colleges and universities mentor-led online courses from General Assembly (GA), the global education company specializing in the most in-demand skills. GA's skills-focused courses in the areas of digital marketing, web development, user experience design, and data analytics are designed to increase learners' employability... Read More »

Pearson Partners with Mathspace

Pearson announced an exclusive partnership with Mathspace to integrate new Workspace Assignments solution into MyMathLab and MyStatLab online homework, tutorial and assessment technologies. Mathspace's technology collects data at multiple points within a math question, and uses this data to create a highly personalized and engaging learning experience for each student. Read More »

Pearson and Flatiron School Partner To Provide "Coding BootCamp"

Through a new partnership between Pearson and Flatiron School, college and university students can participate in an on-campus "Coding Bootcamp" to build the skills that lead to high-paying jobs. Through the partnership, learners will have access to a full-time, 800-hour training program in high-demand software development skills that precisely simulate a professional coder's environment. Read More »