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Kaplan U Begins Offering Personalized Competency Reports

Kaplan University today announced that it has started providing its students with a personalized Competency Report. The report provides assessments of a student’s skill and knowledge demonstrated throughout his or her program(s) of study at the University. Read More »

Redesigning State Financial Aid

The Education Commission of the States, with support from USA Funds, is addressing student financial aid during a two-year, intensive project focused on bringing state financial aid policies in alignment with college completion goals. Through advancing principles to guide state aid policymaking, providing a 50-state policy database and supporting states through targeted technical assistance... Read More »

Pearson Collaborates with PEAK Learning To Improve Learner Outcomes

Pearson is collaborating with PEAK Learning®, the world’s leader in assessing and strengthening human resilience within organizations, to equip learners with the GRIT-focused skills and mindset they need to secure successful, sustainable career opportunities that help them to make measurable progress in their lives. Read More »

Higher Ed Finds a Better Way To Implement Cloud Services

Cloud applications are changing the way we compute: from storage and security, to collaboration, content and beyond, the cloud is providing new opportunities for higher education institutions to rethink and re-architect every aspect of their cyberinfrastructure. Read More »

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 »