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Community Colleges Expanded Role Into Awarding Bachelor's Degrees

Traditionally the domain of four-year institutions, a growing number of states now allow community colleges to award bachelor's degrees as one strategy to meet workforce demands, address affordability and increase access to educational opportunities. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education Enabling Educators to Build Personalized Learning Experiences

McGraw-Hill Education announced a commitment to open technology standards that will lower barriers to integration and allow anyone to build personalized learning experiences that integrate with the company's technologies. Read More »

Arizona's Sun Corridor Network Announces Two 100 Gigabit Connections to Internet2

The Sun Corridor Network, Arizona's high-speed research and education (R&E) network, is now providing 100 gigabit per second (100G) connections to Internet2, for academic researchers at Arizona State University (ASU), Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Arizona (UA). Read More »

ASU, Cengage Learning and Knewton To Develop Active Adaptive Learning Solution

Arizona State University (ASU), Cengage Learning and Knewton announced a partnership to co-develop new Active Adaptive learning solutions which leverage Knewton adaptive technology in brand new ways. The partners will co-develop a solution from the ground up utilizing cutting edge adaptive technology paired with best–in-class content and active learning activities... Read More »

NERCOMP Signs a Specialized Partnership Agreement with D2L

D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, the world's first integrated learning platform (ILP), announced it has signed a specialized partnership agreement with NERCOMP. The 284-member consortium for higher education organizations has partnered with Brightspace by D2L to support its members and address the growing need to move away from one-size-fits-all learning management systems. Read More »

Toolwire Launches Game-based Learning Products

Toolwire today announced it will launch 80 new game-based learning products in 2015. Covering topics such as writing, student success skills, critical thinking, psychology and environmental science, these games will help higher education institutions engage and retain students within core general education courses. Read More »

ASU Online Pilots Games for Environmental Science

Arizona State University, in its continued effort to innovate coursework in the online modality, announces a pilot of Environmental Science games at ASU Online. Within each of the five story-based games, students will take on several leadership roles, with increasing responsibility, to help a community address challenging environmental and sustainability issues Read More »

PAR Framework, AIR Partner for Higher Ed Metrics and Measurement

PAR Framework, Inc. announced a partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to extend higher education outcomes metrics and measurement efforts at the national policy level. This partnership will feature the active collaboration of more than 15 US post-secondary institutions focused on serving non-traditional student populations coming from the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. Read More »

Toolwire and Jones & Bartlett Learning Release Virtual Security Cloud Labs

Toolwire and Jones & Bartlett Learning (JBL) today announced the release of several significant updates to their original, award winning Virtual Security Cloud Labs. JBL partnered with Toolwire in 2011 to develop the JBL Virtual Security Cloud Labs. Since then, these labs have been used to train more than 27,000 higher education students across more than 90 institutions. Read More »

Think Through Math Announces Post-Secondary Math Product

Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math (TTM), launched a higher education version of their award-winning web-based math instructional system. The new version of the product is designed specifically to support students entering college who require additional foundational math skills to be ready for college-level mathematics. Read More »