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Utah State U Awarded $30 Million College Prep Project

Utah State University’s (USU) has been awarded a federal Department of Education Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) partnership grant for $2.2 million a year over a proposed seven years for a total of $15.45 million. These funds will go toward a regional initiative designed to help better prepare the students for entrance into and success in higher education institutions. Read More »

Follett and Inkling Partner

Follett and Inkling Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership to offer Inkling's enhanced, interactive digital textbooks through the more than 900 college stores operated by Follett as well as online via efollett.com®. Read More »

National Geographic Enters Higher Ed and Career Markets

National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning announced its entrance into the academic higher education and career markets with the release of a new series of educational readers. The National Geographic Learning Reader Series was created by experienced subject matter experts using the distinguished, multimedia-rich content of the National Geographic Society. Read More »

Ranking Reveals World's Top Countries for Higher Education

Universitas 21, a leading global network of research universities, has developed the ranking as a benchmark for governments, education institutions and individuals. It aims to highlight the importance of creating a strong environment for higher education institutions to contribute to economic and cultural development Read More »

Dassault Systèmes and Harvard University Collaborate on 3D

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and Harvard University today announced a project to explore the use of immersive virtual reality and interactive 3D in the education and research fields. Read More »

Carnegie Pathways Mean Success for Developmental Math Students

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has engaged networks of faculty members, researchers, designers, and students in the creation of two new mathematics pathways, one in statistics (Statway™) and the other in quantitative literacy (Quantway™). Read More »

SPARKuniversity Offers Resources for Aspiring PE Teachers

SPARKuniversity is a robust digital library of evidence-based learning tools designed to help pre-service teachers' foster positive student learning environments, instruct a variety of innovative fitness units, maximize skill development, integrate motivating technologies, and promote physical activity out of school. Read More »

West Texas A&M Selects Unicon

Unicon, Inc. has been selected by West Texas A&M University to perform a portal upgrade and to deliver a mobile framework. The university will be upgrading to uPortal 4.0, the latest version of the only open source enterprise portal framework built by and for the higher education community. Read More »

Florida International University Adopts the i>clicker2

Florida International University(FIU) has selected i>clicker2 as its centrally supported classroom response system. Beginning in summer 2011, i>clicker2 was integrated into all general classrooms to provide the University’s instructors and students with its reliable, simple and robust polling solution to increase interactivity and advance learning. Read More »

Teacher Performance Assessment Is Underway

Pearson announced that the field test for the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA), a nationally available, performance-based assessment measuring the effectiveness of teacher candidates seeking initial licenses, is under way. Pearson anticipates receiving nearly 10,000 candidate submissions from participating educator preparation programs. Read More »