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CourseSmart eTextbooks Now Includes Online and Offline Capabilities

CourseSmart® announced CourseSmart eTextbooks, a significant upgrade to its dedicated mobile application specifically designed for the Android Operating System (AOS). In response to customer demand, CourseSmart's new Android app features both online and offline access to digital course materials, ensuring that students and faculty who rely on their Android mobile devices are never without the materials they need Read More »

Pearson Sees Continued Growth and Expansion of Online Learning Programs

More than 200 schools are working with Pearson to address the ongoing demand and desire for results-oriented online learning programs. Increasingly, students who need a flexible path to earning a degree are looking to online learning programs to access quality higher education. Read More »

Jenzabar Introduces New eLearning Platform

Jenzabar, Inc. announced today the release of its new learning management system (LMS), Jenzabar eLearning. Representing a significant evolution of the company’s academic product line, Jenzabar eLearning is a collaborative platform that offers the most innovative tools at a low total cost of ownership. Read More »

Wiley and Snapwiz To Bring Adaptive Learning Technology to WileyPlus

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Snapwiz, a Fremont CA based company that specializes in adaptive and personalized learning solutions, announce the launch of WileyPLUS with ORION, the initial offering to come out of a new partnership aimed at giving students highly personalized experiences that improve learning outcomes and go further to creating adaptive, collaborative, and interactive learning spaces than anything currently on the market. Read More »

Coursera Partners with Chegg To Deliver Digital Content

Chegg, the student hub, today announced a new strategic partnership with Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, to provide digital content such as eTextbooks and other supplemental tools to students taking Coursera courses online. This collaboration will provide students improved access to a more informative learning experience. Read More »

St. Petersburg College Goes Live with Student Success Plan

Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting services provider specializing in open source for the education market, announced the deployment of the open source Student Success Plan (SSP) at St. Petersburg College (SPC). SSP is a holistic intervention coaching and counseling model, with case management software. Read More »

The Tambellini Group's SIS Report

Campus Management Corporation and Ellucian were the preferred student information systems (SIS) of choice among private for-profit institutions and public and private non-profit institutions respectively, according to a new research report, "2013 Student Information Systems: U.S. Higher Education Market Share, Trends and Leaders." Read More »

Adapt Courseware Releases Student Performance Tracking Metrics

Adapt Courseware is introducing new student performance tracking features within its system, which provide a wealth of insights into student progress, performance, concept mastery, and academic achievement. The powerful metrics, dashboards, and reports, which the company will be showcasing at the AACC Annual Conference, provide instructors and administrators at colleges and universities with real-time access to detailed learning outcomes... Read More »

SOPHIA Announces Five Online Courses

SOPHIA Pathways for College Credit™ – a self-paced program that offers online courses for college credit at a significant savings over traditional college classes – today announced that the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for five online courses. Read More »

Kaplan University To Participate in National MOOC Pilot Program

Kaplan University has been selected to participate in a national pilot program that will examine the potential of massive open online courses (MOOCs), including how these courses could be integrated into traditional degree completion programs. Funded through an American Council on Education (ACE) grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the pilot program will help determine how students succeed at higher education institutions after having received credit for a MOOC. Read More »