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Jenzabar Now Serving More Than 1,000 Campuses Worldwide

Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, strategies and services for higher education, announced today that the company has hit a new milestone with over 1,000 higher education campuses now using Jenzabar. New clients include institutions of all sizes, community colleges, consortiums, continuing education-focused programs, and schools overseas. Read More »

Pearson Announces Project Blue Sky

Pearson announced Project Blue Sky, a cloud-based, content service that provides instructors with easy access to Open Educational Resources (OER). Pearson is partnering with Silicon Valley non-profit Gooru, a search engine for learning materials, and will leverage Gooru’s powerful search capabilities to build applications that seamlessly integrate high-quality learning resources on the web, including OER, with instructor-created and Pearson content Read More »

Turning Foundation Launches Community College Grant Program

The Turning Foundation, in collaboration with Turning Technologies, announced the Fall 2012 Community College Classroom Improvement Technology Grant. The goal of this effort is to help instructors develop 21st century classrooms and improve student outcomes by providing effective, engaging technology from an industry-leading company. Read More »

Colgate University Selects Ellucian

Colgate University has selected Ellucian's Technology Management Services to help optimize its use of data and analytical tools for more efficient and informed decision making across the university. The move is an important part of Colgate's ongoing initiative to maximize the use of technology for operational efficiency and long-term financial health. Read More »

Cengage Learning To Provide Book Content Through edX

EdX, the not-for-profit online learning venture founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), today announced its collaboration with Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, to provide licensed content to edX students at no cost. Read More »

Learning House Publishes Report on Developing Online Faculty

Online students are playing a significant role in higher education, with 13.5 percent of college students enrolled in a fully online degree program. But according to a new report, Best Practices in Online Faculty Development, teaching online poses different challenges than face-to-face instruction. Read More »

Globe University Adopts eLumen Student Assessment Software

Globe University and affiliate schools Minnesota School of Business and Broadview University announced today that they will begin using a powerful student assessment software package from eLumen Collaborative. Globe University joins more than 30 four-year institutions and community and technical colleges across the country to deploy the new software, which follows and measures student learning outcomes. Read More »

ECS Releases Brief To Help States Reach Postsecondary Goals

The Education Commission of the States (ECS) released Producing Quality Credentials, the fifth of six Progress of Education Reform briefs that will be published in 2012. This paper examines the large body of research on student and workforce outcomes, and provides guidance on how state policymakers and higher education leaders can tackle the mismatch between graduates’ skills and employers’ needs. Read More »

Ellucian Announces Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem

The Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem, or Ellucian XE, is a flexible and open foundation that spans the three core administrative systems: Banner by Ellucian, Colleague by Ellucian, and PowerCampus by Ellucian, to make deploying and updating solutions faster, easier, and at a lower cost of ownership. Read More »

Schools Drive Continuing Education Programs with Innovative Software Platform

Jenzabar®, Inc..announced today that twelve institutions have selected Jenzabar Higher ReachTM, the company's continuing education and workforce development software, to date in 2012. Twelve colleges and universities have also successfully gone live on the software this year. Read More »