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Atomic Learning Showcases New LTI Tool

Atomic Learning will showcase its new Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) feature at EDUCAUSE 2013. The LTI Tool allows professors to embed the Atomic Learning search library within their learning management systems (LMS) and easily integrate videos into courses. The company also released an accompanying series of online training videos to help users understand how the LTI Tool enables simple and easy integration of Atomic Learning resources into an LMS, such as Blackboard®, Desire2Learn®, Moodle™, Canvas or Sakai. Read More »

Jenzabar Releases New Tools for Social Networking

Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, strategies and services for higher education, released the latest version of Jenzabar Social at EDUCAUSE 2013. Social transforms institutions’ social media activities into vibrant communities, offering constituents better privacy settings, secure online transactions, and direct collaboration with classmates and faculty. Read More »

Student Marketplace and Peer-to-Peer Payments

CampusWall, the campus-specific marketplace for colleges and universities, has incorporated Venmo Payments into its website. The CampusWall forum allows students, staff and administrators to buy, sell and share goods and services within their campus community. Read More »

Ellucian Continues Rapid Expansion of Ellucian Mobile

Ellucian® continues advancing digital campus power with the new 2.6 release of Ellucian Mobile. New features, including full support for the new Apple iOS7 operating system, expanded iPad and Android tablet support, improved database support for SQL Server and Oracle, and customer requested items... Read More »

Institute for Humane Studies Launches Curriculum Hub

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University announces the launch of its latest project, EDvantage, the free online curriculum hub for educators. Designed for college professors and high school teachers, the online portal curates educational videos, articles and other resources instructors can use to supplement classroom instruction. Read More »

Higher Education Institutions Opt for Jenzabar in the Cloud

Jenzabar®, Inc. announced today that more than 40 higher education institutions elected to deploy their Jenzabar® solution in the cloud. Institutions are choosing Jenzabar Cloud Services to replace aging hardware, improve overall reliability, and to free up their IT resources to focus on other operational and strategic business needs. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education and Magna Publications Launch PD Effort

McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of Magna Campus , the first professional development product created through the collaboration between Magna Publications and the McGraw-Hill Learning Institute, the company's professional development unit designed to help faculty navigate new and emerging educational technologies. Read More »

Fall Semester OER Projects Yield $700,000 in Textbook Savings

The trend toward increased use of open educational resources (OER) is evident in preliminary figures from Lumen Learning’s OER projects this fall. Twenty institutions have partnered with Lumen to offer open content options for high demand, high enrollment courses that serve more than 6,000 students in total. Because these students are no longer required to purchase commercial textbooks or course materials, cost savings are estimated at approximately $700,000. Read More »

Ellucian Helps Three NJ Schools Land $32.9 Million in Technology Grants

Three New Jersey institutions of higher education got a significant boost for their technology initiatives thanks to multi-million dollar state grants secured with the help of Ellucian. The schools were awarded 100 percent of their respective grant requests from the New Jersey Higher Education Capital Facilities Programs, for a collective total of $32,884,453. Read More »

Ellucian® Provides Tiffin University with IT Leadership

Tiffin University has partnered with Ellucian® to provide onsite and remote technology services in support of its academic mission. Ellucian is providing the institution with the expertise and resources it needs to advance its IT initiatives, increase system integration and automation, and be more responsive to its users. Read More »