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Ellucian Platform Boosts Faculty Collaboration with New Course Materials Repository

The newest version of the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform from Ellucian includes a user-friendly central repository that is designed to make it easier for faculty to store, share, and manage all their course learning materials. At Marietta College in Ohio, the new functionality is providing a shared resources area that is easily accessible to its instructional staff. Read More »

ExamSoft Worldwide Announces Integration with Blackboard Learn Platform

ExamSoft Worldwide, a technology leader which helps schools more efficiently create and administer embedded assessments, and generate actionable data to measure and improve individual student learning outcomes, today announced the launch of ExamSoft Connect, a new collaboration tool for the Blackboard Learn™ platform. Read More »

Kaplan University's Annual Academic Report Highlights Achievements

Kaplan University issued its second annual Academic Report highlighting the University’s academic priorities and accomplishments. The report includes results from Kaplan University’s graduate survey whereby respondents reported that their studies have paid-off with promotions (7%), increase in pay (17%), the ability to pursue better opportunities (14%), a career change (21%) ... Read More »

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Offering Digital Tutor Directly to Students

McGraw-Hill Education announced plans to make McGraw-Hill LearnSmart™ – its adaptive learning program that is proven to help students study more efficiently and perform better in class – available for students to purchase directly in time for fall classes. s marks the first time that McGraw-Hill Higher Education ... has marketed and sold its technology resources directly to students. Read More »

WebAssign Unveils New Version of Blackboard Building Block

WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for college faculty and students now in its 15th year, has released its latest version of their Blackboard Building Block. WebAssign's enhanced Version 2.0 provides new functionality to meet current users' growing needs .... Read More »

Study.Net and Inkling Partner on Interactive Textbook Chapters for Coursepacks

Study.Net and Inkling, the premier platform for interactive textbooks in higher education, announce a new partnership today. Inkling’s library of titles is now integrated into Study.Net, so that educators can add textbook chapters to their class’s digital coursepack, alongside case studies from leading publishers. Read More »

Blackboard and Ingram To Integrate VitalSource Bookshelf and Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Inc. and Ingram's Vital Source Technologies, Inc. announced a global agreement to give students and faculty one-click access to Vital Source's industry leading e-textbook platform directly within Blackboard Learn™... The planned integration would be available for users both online and for mobile devices. Read More »

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 »