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Cengage Learning Signs Agreement with CSU To Provide Discounted eTextbooks

Cengage Learning announced an agreement with California State University (CSU) to provide discounted eTextbooks to students as part of the Affordable Learning Solutions campaign. One of the largest digital resources contracts signed by a university system, this three-year contract will allow more than 400,000 students on 23 campuses to access Cengage Learning eTextbooks at a substantial cost savings. Read More »

EducationDynamics Launches BrandWatchLive

EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company, announced the launch of its latest media management solution, BrandWatchLive. The new service helps colleges and universities more easily monitor for non-compliant lead vendors and brand abuses by streamlining detection, reporting and remediation processes. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Partners with UNL To Develop All-Digital Economics Course

McGraw-Hill Higher Education and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are developing the first-ever fully digital curriculum for the economics course. The curriculum, offered in English and Spanish, will feature a range of multimedia components and will be fully functional on McGraw-Hill's course management platform Connect... Read More »

LoudCloud Systems Introduces First Fully Adaptive and Configurable LMS

Supported by two new technologies, the Adaptive Reader Technology and the Behavioral Analytics Reporting System, LoudCloud's Learning Management Ecosystems are fully adaptive and can be configured to meet specific academic and technology needs of today's institutions, universities, and schools for a personalized learning and teaching experience. Read More »

Keystone College Transitions to Moodlerooms

Keystone College has launched joule®, an enterprise e-Learning platform based on the open-source software, Moodle. joule is delivered by Moodle partner and e-Learning solutions provider, Moodlerooms, which provides Keystone with a fully-supported teaching and learning environment that integrates seamlessly with its student information system Read More »

Questia Launches Free iPad App To Help Write Research Papers

On the heels of its successful free iPhone and iPod touch app that helps college students write better research papers faster, Questia has released the universal version that now includes the iPad app, making Questia's vast online library and research tools accessible on all iOS devices. Read More »

95% of College Students Found Kno’s Digital Textbook App Very Useful

Kno, Inc. revealed today that an overwhelming number (95%) of college students using the Kno digital textbook application found it very useful and plan to use it again, according to a pilot conducted with four California Community Colleges, ... Read More »

State University of New York Selects Blackboard

In an effort to establish a common platform to support the full spectrum of online learning, the State University of New York (SUNY) has selected Blackboard as a strategic partner in online learning and its primary learning management system vendor. The agreement is part of a larger, system-wide effort at SUNY to control costs.... Read More »

CCCS Will Deploy SunGard Higher Education Course Signals

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will implement SunGard Higher Education’s Course Signals early intervention system at its 13 colleges and online consortium. The system helps improve student performance by alerting at-risk students early in their courses to take corrective actions... Read More »

Purchase College Chooses Banner Digital Campus

Purchase College, State University of New York , has licensed the Banner Digital Campus to help inform student success initiatives and streamline administrative processes while improving operational efficiencies. The College joins 21 other institutions within the SUNY system that run their digital campus environments with Banner. Read More »