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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 »

Pearson and Monster Partner

Pearson and Monster Government Solutions announced a partnership designed to improve workforce readiness and job placement for students at private sector and career colleges. Through a new suite of products and services, the companies will provide real-time labor data and analytics solutions... Read More »

Pearson and Knewton Partner on Adaptive Learning Technology

Today, Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, and Knewton, the adaptive learning pioneer, will announce the first suite of MyLab/Mastering offerings that will be powered by Knewton’s Adaptive Learning Platform™. Read More »

Pearson’s CourseConnect™ Courses Now Available for iPad

Pearson announced that its CourseConnect™ courses for online and blended learning are now available for the iPad. Students accessing their CourseConnect courses on their iPads will find the same rich learning experiences as on their computers, with iPad-designed features including easy touch-screen navigation, practice exercises, relevant imagery and integrated rich media. Read More »

Adaptive Learning Management System Supports Classroom and Online Instruction

Adaptive Learning Management System (ALMS) technology accepts all course cartridges. Move all your current courses from any LMS to the ALMS platform and deliver course content in multiple learning strategies. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Incorporates Live Ink Reading Technology™

McGraw-Hill Higher Education has partnered with Live Ink to improve reading comprehension for students using the Connect® learning management system. After a series of successful pilots with Connect Reading, McGraw-Hill will fully integrate Live Ink Technology™ into more titles in its Connect platform. Live Ink® uses an algorithm to instantly convert blocks of text into an easy-to-read cascading format. Read More »