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Over 6 Million Students Learning Online

The 2011 Survey of Online Learning reveals that the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6 million. Now nearly one-third of all students in higher education are taking at least one online course. Read More »

Turnitin Compares College & Secondary Education Students’ Sources of Potential Plagiarism

iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the results of a new plagiarism study which shows that secondary school students in the United States rely more heavily on social networks for content in their papers and less on cheat sites and paper mills compared to college students. Read More »

Pearson and Knewton Partner on Adaptive Learning Platform

Under the agreement, Knewton’s engine will power Pearson’s digital content, including the MyLab and Mastering series. The first titles to be integrated with Knewton will include MyMathLab, MyReadingLab and MyWritingLab, as well as MyFoundationsLab, Pearson’s all-in-one solution for college readiness. Read More »

SNHU Creates Innovation Lab and Partners with Open Education Resources

Aspiring to be higher education’s leading player in disruptive change, Southern New Hampshire University launched the Innovation Lab – an initiative to deliver a radically different model for teaching and learning. The Lab’s first tangible venture is a commitment to become a leader in the field of OpenCourseWare or Open Educational Resources (OER). Read More »

Columbia College Goes from “Sneaker-net” to the Internet with Dark Fiber and CDW-G

At Columbia College Chicago, the largest private arts and media college in North America, accessing and editing media content in real time is vital to students and their studies, but the college had an aging network that limited their access to critical course materials. Working with CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) the college is implementing a dark fiber solution that will significantly expand bandwidth to all campus locations. Read More »

New Early Alerts in Banner Relationship Management

Education has released new early alerts functionality as part of its Banner Relationship Management solution. The new feature, available at no additional cost to licensed customers, will help institutions proactively identify students who are at risk of failing by using the wealth of data captured in SunGard Higher Education’s Banner Digital Campus administrative system. Read More »

Campus Management Partners with Moodlerooms

The integration of Campus Management’s CampusVue® Student, a fully unified academic and administrative platform designed for today's service-oriented institutions, and Moodlerooms’ joule®, an enterprise e-Learning platform based on Moodle, will enable colleges and universities to adopt more comprehensive and fully-supported campus solutions. Read More »

Blackboard Launches New Open Education Initiatives

Blackboard Inc. today announced a series of new initiatives to provide greater support for open education efforts. Working with Creative Commons, Blackboard will now support publishing, sharing and consumption of open educational resources (OER) across its platforms. Read More »

Cengage Learning and Moodlerooms Enhance the Usability and Functionality of Digital Solutions

Cengage Learning announced the integration of its digital content and solutions with Moodlerooms enterprise platform joule. The integration is scheduled in its next enterprise release in December. The collaboration leverages the power of MindLinks integration to deliver improved ease of use for students, instructors and administrators. Read More »

Kno Bridges Gap Between Educators and Students

Kno is announcing upcoming updates to its iPad app to include instructional and social capabilities, an Educator Advisory Board to address the needs of the academic community, and free textbooks for instructors using Kno in the classroom. Read More »