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Utica College Selects eBooks on EBSCOhost

Utica College has chosen eBooks on EBSCOhost® from EBSCO Publishing to grow its e-book collection. The college was looking to expand its electronic collection and although they looked at other e-book vendors, the site's familiarity and positive experience with EBSCOhost databases as well the benefits of EBSCO's Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) Program convinced Utica College that eBooks on EBSCOhost was the right fit. Read More »

Institutions Partner with Pearson to Improve Management and Sharing of Digital Learning Content

Educational institutions are partnering with Pearson and choosing the EQUELLA® digital repository to easily identify, manage and provide shared access to high quality course content that enhances the learning experience for students, improves outcomes and helps to support accreditation requirements. Read More »

OpenClass from Pearson Breaks Through to Learning at Scale

Last year Pearson introduced OpenClass, a dynamic, scalable, fully cloud-based learning environment that stimulates social learning and enables the distribution of content at massive scale. OpenClass is available to faculty, students, and institutions at no cost, meaning zero hardware costs, licensing costs, or hosting costs. Read More »

Ellucian Previews New Mobile Solution

Ellucian is previewing a new mobile solution that demonstrates momentum toward delivering on its recently announced Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem vision. Ellucian Mobile evolves the company's previous mobile solutions into one that spans the three core administrative systems and unites the entire Ellucian customer community. Read More »

Unicon Announces New Services and Support for the Student Success Plan

Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting services provider specializing in open source for the education market, today announced its new services and support for the Student Success Plan (SSP), a Jasig project. The open source SSP case management software supports a holistic coaching and counseling model which expedites proactive interventions for students in need. Read More »

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 »