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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 »

Ellucian Expands New Integration with Desire2Learn and Instructure

EllucianTM is expanding its relationships with Desire2Learn and Instructure to provide higher education institutions with seamless, real-time integration between the valuable information in their Ellucian administrative systems and their choice of learning management systems. This agreement extends the current relationships to include a long-term, strategic commitment to all three Ellucian administrative systems by two of the fastest-growing LMS companies. Read More »

Announcing Ellucian Payment Center by TouchNet

Ellucian™ and TouchNet® today announced availability of a centralized payment system that will help institutions of higher education streamline their accounts receivable and payments processes. Campuses throughout the world will now be able to offer synchronized and secure payment processing through a new payment engine, the Ellucian Payment Center by TouchNet. Read More »

Ellucian™ and NSC Enable Cost-Effective Electronic Transcript Processing and Delivery

Ellucian™ and the National Student Clearinghouse® announced a strategic alliance to enable real-time electronic authentication, production, and transfer of transcripts between the Clearinghouse and Ellucian’s administrative systems through the Ellucian eTranscripts interface. The alliance and solution are designed to reduce the workload of the registrar’s office and improve the service quality to students and alumni. Read More »

Ellucian™ Announces Next-Generation Mobile Solution

Ellucian™ announced general availability of its second-generation mobile solution with out-of-the-box integration to the company's three administrative solutions. The flexible, cost-effective, and easy-to-implement solution provides faculty, prospects, students, staff, and other constituents with access to key campus information and services from their mobile devices. Read More »