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Pearson Extends Partnership with Knowledge Factor

Pearson announced an extended partnership with Knowledge Factor, Inc., the developers of amplifire – the learning software underlying the Dynamic Study Modules learning tools within Pearson’s MyLab™ & Mastering™ technologies, enabling educators to continuously assess learners’ performance and activity and leverage data and analytics to personalize content in real time... Read More »

vibeffect Launches Digital Assessment Tool To Predict Student Thriving

vibeffect announces the launch of vibePrimer, a digital assessment product that predicts features of a college environment where a student is most likely to thrive. This proven predictive model offers families a better decision-making framework to help students succeed academically, socially and personally and ultimately graduate. Read More »

Maria College Selects Ellucian Technology

Ellucian, the leading global provider for higher education software and services, announced today that New York-based Maria College has chosen Ellucian Recruiter™ and PowerCampus™ by Ellucian as part of the institution’s technology transformation. Read More »

Infinite Campus Brings Classroom Discussions Online

Infinite Campus announced the addition of a new online discussions feature to its growing collection of integrated learning management tools. Campus Discussions allows teachers to add moderated and secure online conversations to any classroom activity directly within the Infinite Campus platform. Read More »

Vibeffect Index Reveals 1:5 Students Are High Thrivers in U.S. Colleges

vibeffect, a family-centered college-decision framework that helps students identify campuses where they’re most likely to thrive, today announced the inaugural results of its College Optimizer Index (COI), an indicator designed to measure consumer confidence across the nation’s 4-year colleges. Read More »

Higher Education Driving Cloud Change

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vibeffect's Model for Using Predictive Analytics To Identify Thriving in Higher Ed

vibeffect, a family-centered college-decision framework that helps students identify campuses where they’re most likely to thrive, has published a scientifically peer-reviewed paper on how predictive analytics can determine the campus features that most contribute to an individual’s likelihood to thrive and complete. Read More »

All California Community Colleges To Join InCommon Federation

Internet2 announced that the California Community College Chancellor's Office has signed an agreement that will lead to all 72 community college districts in the state of California joining the InCommon Federation. Supporting individual campus and system needs, participation in the federation enables a secure approach to access management for online resources internally throughout the system and to services provided over the internet. Read More »

Univ of Montana Becomes Internet2 100G Connector

The University of Montana (UM) is now home to a 100 gigabit per second (100G) fiber connection as an Internet2 Network connector site in Missoula. The ultra-high-speed capability advances UM's research efforts and expands opportunities to support educational, research and health care institutions across the state. Read More »

Jenzabar Expands Technology Suite

Jenzabar, Inc. announced a new addition to its Student Success suite of technology and services designed specifically for higher education. The Jenzabar College Readiness Inventory is an online student survey and analysis tool that uncovers the hard-to-find non-cognitive factors impacting retention, persistence, and completion at a particular institution. Read More »