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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 »

Ellucian Makes New Investments in Customer and Partner Success

Ellucian announced new investments in its client support program, which includes a customer service management (CSM) program, an online discussion forum called eCommunities and eSearch, a self-service search function. The addition of these customer investments strengthens the robust Ellucian Customer Success Program... Read More »

Graduation Alliance’s Diploma Program Expands

To better prepare future graduates for opportunities after high school, Graduation Alliance announces its collaboration with ACT to offer the WorkKeys job skill tests and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as part of its diploma program. WorkKeys and NCRC certification are the first in a series of stackable credentials that will be offered by Graduation Alliance to prepare students for opportunities in the high demand fields Read More »

vibeffect Index Reveals Career College Students Are Higher Thrivers Than Four-Year Peers

vibeffect announces the results of its inaugural Career College Optimizer Index (CCOI), a validated, multi-dimensional indicator to measure consumer confidence across the nation’s career-focused learning institutions. The results show that 32% of students are considered “high-thriving” in career colleges. This compares favorably to their peers in traditional four-year colleges where 19% are considered high-thriving. Read More »

Wheaton College Overhauls LMS with Schoology

Wheaton College has implemented Schoology as its new learning management system (LMS). The five-year contract makes Schoology available to more than 2,500 Wheaton College students and the institution's academic, extracurricular and administrative branches. Read More »