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NAU and Pearson Launch Region’s First Competency-based Online Learning Programs

Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Pearson today announced a partnership to create the region’s first competency-based online learning degree programs, as part of NAU’s new Personalized Learning Division. Pearson will collaborate closely with NAU to design more than 90 completely online competency-based courses. The courses will be offered through the Pearson LearningStudio online learning platform. Read More »

Tyler Junior College Selects Ellucian

Tyler Junior College (TJC) has licensed a comprehensive suite of solutions from Ellucian to help deliver more personalized and comprehensive support for students during a period of record enrollment. The expanded services and new analytical capabilities will be delivered without a significant increase in staff hours and are expected to help increase the number of students who will complete a degree. Read More »

Blackboard and Pearson Launch Integration

Blackboard Inc. and Pearson today announced a new integration for using Pearson's MyLab / Mastering within Blackboard's flagship learning management system (LMS). The systems integration includes single sign-on, gradebook, improved workflows and state of the art Web services that enable instructors to find and access MyLab / Mastering directly in Blackboard Learn ™. Read More »

Pearson Announces Deeper Integration Between EQUELLA 5.2 Digital Repository and Moodle

Pearson today announced the upcoming release of EQUELLA 5.2 (QA 2), the latest version of the digital repository that enables users to search, create and manage content online. This release of EQUELLA introduces advanced integration capabilities with Moodle 2.3, the latest version of the popular learning management system, which has been released. Read More »

North Dakota State University Selects Turning Technologies as Campus-Wide Clicker Provider

Turning Technologies, the global leader in the student response industry, adds North Dakota State University to its list of institutions to standardize support around the company's student response solutions. After a semester-long pilot, North Dakota State University has selected ResponseCard® NXT as the centrally supported clicker device. Read More »

Ithaca College Selects Turning Technologies as Campus-Wide Clicker Provider

Turning Technologies adds Ithaca College to its list of institutions to standardize support around the company's student response solutions. After the completion of an independent evaluation period of Turning's polling solution and a competing solution, Ithaca College has selected the ResponseCard® NXT as the centrally supported clicker device. Read More »

UniversityNow Secures $17.3 Million Funding To Build Network of Low-Cost, Accredited U.S. Universities

UniversityNow today announced that it has raised $17.3 million in Series B funding ...The funding will enable UniversityNow to expand the program offerings at New Charter University, the innovative, highly affordable university it launched in March, and grow its network of partner schools. It will also enable UniversityNow to expand its operations in order to serve more students. Read More »

EBSCO Publishing Releases Community College eBook Collection

EBSCO Publishing has released a new subscription e-book collection focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. Community College eBook Collection™ is a multidisciplinary collection currently containing nearly 40,000 titles. These titles are made available via an unlimited user model making the titles even easier for researchers to access. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Collaborates with Desire2Learn

This relationship will enable a deeper integration of McGraw-Hill Campus, McGraw-Hill's groundbreaking content and course integration service, within Desire2Learn® Learning Environment, making it even easier for instructors and students to access the comprehensive digital resources provided through McGraw-Hill Campus... Read More »

League Announces New Learning First Project

The League for Innovation in the Community College has been awarded $450,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support and pilot a national consortium of leading community colleges and online universities to support underserved and low-income adults in attaining a post secondary credential—in less time and at lower cost—without leaving their home community. Read More »