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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 »

CourseSmart Partners with Instructure

CourseSmart and Instructure announced a partnership to integrate eTextbooks within Canvas, providing students and faculty with direct access to CourseSmart's catalog of over 30,000 eTextbooks and digital course materials. Faculty and students will now have access to their personalized CourseSmart Bookshelf and individual eTextbooks from within the environment they use daily. Read More »

Discovery Education and Montgomery College Expand Partnership

Discovery Education and Montgomery College, the largest undergraduate institution in Maryland, announced a partnership to build upon the 'Discover Your Skills' career development program for teachers and students with enhanced digital resources and training materials in areas critical to job growth and infrastructure development. Read More »

Kno Partners with Wiley on Digital Textbooks

The new partnership with Wiley’s Global Education business will provide Kno with a range of higher education digital content, including top titles from business, engineering, mechanics, organic chemistry, physics, and trigonometry. Read More »

Three AL Community Colleges Implement Banner by Ellucian

J.F. Drake State Technical College, Northwest-Shoals Community College, and Wallace Community College Selma are implementing Banner by Ellucian to help improve services to students, meet data requirements for accountability standards, and make administrative processes more efficient. These three Alabama Community College System institutions bring the total number of community colleges in the state using Banner to 11. Read More »

Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Partner To Deliver eText Pilot

EDUCAUSE and Internet2 announced a series of pilot efforts to evaluate technologies and business models in the fast evolving migration from traditional textbooks to digital learning materials. For the fall 2012 term, the pilot is being conducted in partnership with McGraw-Hill Education and Courseload, through which more than 25 colleges and universities will provide eTexts to their students. Read More »

PowerCampus Reporting and Analytics Tools from Ellucian

A growing number of institutions are leveraging the reporting and business intelligence functionality within PowerCampusTM Enterprise Reporting and PowerCampus Analytics from Ellucian to help measure and understand institutional performance campus wide. Read More »