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Credo Partners with edX

Credo - the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions - announced it is contributing features and enhancements to the open edX initiative, the leading nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers interactive online courses and MOOC's (Massive Open Online Courses) from the world's best universities and institutions. Read More »

Campus eBookstore Digital Course Material Sales Up 72%

Campus eBookstore, a joint venture of the Independent College Bookstore Association and the Canadian Campus Retail Associates, today announced results from the fall back-to-school rush, its most successful sales period to date. Over 105,000 digital learning resources from the world’s largest educational publishers were successfully distributed with full copyright compliance to students across North America. This represents an increase of 72% over the same time period in 2015. Read More »

Helping To Identify Ways To Support Students in Blended Learning

Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced a collaboration between its researchers and the University of Memphis, supported by the Advanced Distributed Learning initiative of the U.S. Defense Department. The partnership was formed to determine how to best help students thrive in blended learning environments, where they have access to both instructors and automated sources of instruction like Carnegie Learning’s MATHia® Software Platform. Read More »

NobleStream To Help Institutions Explore Adaptive Courseware

With support from top-tier EdTech solution providers, leading education consultancy NobleStream has launched an innovative grant program designed to test and measure the efficacy of adaptive learning technologies. Academic institutions will be able to explore low-cost adaptive courseware solutions in order to better understand how these technologies influence student success within and beyond the classroom. Read More »

Barnes & Noble Education Announces Advanced OER Courseware

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. announced the launch of Barnes & Noble Education Courseware to make it easier for faculty to use Open Educational Resources (OER). The launch furthers the Company’s dedication to ensuring access to the most affordable course materials, and driving positive student outcomes at colleges and universities nationwide. Read More »

Ellucian Launches Role-Based Analytics Solution

Ellucian announced Ellucian Analytics, powered by the Ellucian Ethos platform. This solution is the first, most innovative and most comprehensive analytics tool in the market, designed for more than 100 functional areas on campus, including recruitment, student administration, financial aid, human resources, and advancement. Read More »

Jenzabar's Guided Pathways for Student Success

Jenzabar®, Inc. announced its newest solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success (GPS).Jenzabar’s latest technology solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success, helps institutions revamp their planning, advising, and career services. The Guided Pathways solution is a data-driven software suite that helps universities address the four major challenges of college readiness, retention, on-time graduation, and preparedness for careers. Read More »

Pearson Announces Mixed Reality Pilots

Pearson announced a collaboration with Microsoft to explore the power of mixed reality to solve real challenges in areas of learning, ranging from online tutoring and coaching, nursing education, and engineering to construction and surveyor training. With Microsoft HoloLens, the world's first self-contained holographic computer, Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content at colleges, universities and secondary schools in the United States and around the world. Read More »

vibeffect Data Debunks Misperceptions of Low-Income Students in College

vibeffect, credited with engineering the first scientific model to increase student thriving and on-time graduation for higher education institutions, releases data showing that contrary to popular belief, students from low-income households are likely to thrive in four-year, traditional higher education institutions. Read More »

Blackboard Updates Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Inc.announced usability enhancements to Blackboard Learn, its flagship Learning Management System (LMS). The enhanced workflows and improvements are intended to help faculty members better accomplish core teaching tasks and allow students to complete coursework more quickly. Read More »