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Ellucian® Boosts Groundbreaking Mobile Solution

Ellucian® is advancing digital campus power with the new 2.5 release of Ellucian Mobile. New features, including multimedia messaging, Google Analytics, and single sign-on access to external mobile web applications and Ellucian web products, help institutions of higher education provide more and better role-based content, and gain insights to improve their mobile campus experience. Read More »

Boundless Catapults Textbooks to a New, Personalized Level

Boundless is launching premium textbook alternatives for $19.99 with three major improvements: Boundless Learning Technology, mobile apps, and expanded and improved content. Plus, Boundless is doubling down on its commitment to free educational content and is broadening its distribution of free textbooks. Read More »

Cengage Learning and MathJax Improve User Experience

Cengage Learning and MathJax today announced a partnership to improve the display of mathematical equations in Cengage Learning digital products. MathJax will deliver integrated content for math and chemistry in Cengage Learning's MindTap solutions, providing improved rendering of math and scientific notation within all MindTap supported browser and operating system combinations Read More »

Career Education's Innovative Adaptive Learning Technology

Called intellipath, Career Education’s adaptive learning technology delivers data-driven personalized learning by harnessing the power of a sophisticated analytical engine and rich faculty-developed content. More than 1,500 students at Colorado Technical University (CTU) and American InterContinental University (AIU) participated in pilot tests of the technology beginning in Fall 2012. Read More »

CourseSmart's Third Annual Survey on Education and Technology

CourseSmart announced the results of it's third annual survey revealing the digital habits of today's college students. The survey of more than 500 currently enrolled college students found significant increases in students' overall reliance on technology as a means to improve their academic productivity and performance, especially their use of mobile devices to access course materials on the go. Read More »

Cost Primary Motivation for Moving From Paper Textbooks to Digital

Cost is the primary motivation for moving from paper textbooks to digital versions, according to a new report by the EDUCAUSE Center For Analysis and Research (ECAR), based on the Fall 2012 EDUCAUSE-Internet2 E-textbook pilot. The main report is available through subscription to ECAR. A publicly accessible executive summary can be downloaded on the EDUCAUSE website. Read More »

i>clicker Announces Release of i>clicker GO

i>clicker announced the release of i>clicker GO, a mobile response solution that transforms laptops, smartphones and tablets into student response devices. i>clicker GO is available for purchase at https://www.iclickergo.com or as an app from the iTunes and Google Play app stores. i>clicker GO provides the simplicity and reliability that students and instructors have come to expect from i>clicker. Read More »

Blackboard Introduces Free, Flexible Approach to MOOCs

Blackboard Inc. announced a free, flexible option for running massive open online courses (MOOCs): a hosted instance of Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship learning management system (LMS). With more institutions looking to offer large, open courses, the offer will give institutions a fully functional, flexible platform option complete with social learning capabilities and a wide range of course management and student engagement features. Read More »

More Students Succeed with Adapt Courseware

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Pearson Introduces the OpenClass Exchange

Pearson announced the launch of the OpenClass Exchange, a significant expansion to its open and free learning environment, OpenClass. With a focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) and institutional content, the OpenClass Exchange allows educators to search and access born-digital course collections developed from eTextbooks, course resources, modules and other educational content such as assessments, videos and more Read More »