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Cengage Learning Unveils New On-Demand Faculty PD

Cengage Learning announced the TeamUP Professional Development Portal, a new e-commerce site with a wealth of resources for faculty. Created by an experienced team of instructors and Cengage Learning's own team of faculty training consultants, this easy to access portal gives educators the opportunity to enhance their teaching techniques while earning Continuing Education units. Read More »

OpenCourseWare Consortium Declares First Annual Open Education Week

The OpenCourseWare Consortium announced the first annual Open Education Week from March 5-10, 2012. Open Education Week is a global event that seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of free and open sharing in education, especially Open Educational Resources (OER). Read More »

Blackboard Launches Solution To Improve Developmental Education

Blackboard Inc. launched Blackboard Developmental Education™ (Blackboard DevEd), aimed at improving student outcomes and increasing completion rates in an area where many institutions have struggled. The solution, which was first piloted by several institutions in the fall, now includes built-in assessment and analytics tools that enable course instructors to further personalize their instruction. Read More »

Cengage Learning Signs Agreement with CSU To Provide Discounted eTextbooks

Cengage Learning announced an agreement with California State University (CSU) to provide discounted eTextbooks to students as part of the Affordable Learning Solutions campaign. One of the largest digital resources contracts signed by a university system, this three-year contract will allow more than 400,000 students on 23 campuses to access Cengage Learning eTextbooks at a substantial cost savings. Read More »

EducationDynamics Launches BrandWatchLive

EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company, announced the launch of its latest media management solution, BrandWatchLive. The new service helps colleges and universities more easily monitor for non-compliant lead vendors and brand abuses by streamlining detection, reporting and remediation processes. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Partners with UNL To Develop All-Digital Economics Course

McGraw-Hill Higher Education and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are developing the first-ever fully digital curriculum for the economics course. The curriculum, offered in English and Spanish, will feature a range of multimedia components and will be fully functional on McGraw-Hill's course management platform Connect... Read More »

LoudCloud Systems Introduces First Fully Adaptive and Configurable LMS

Supported by two new technologies, the Adaptive Reader Technology and the Behavioral Analytics Reporting System, LoudCloud's Learning Management Ecosystems are fully adaptive and can be configured to meet specific academic and technology needs of today's institutions, universities, and schools for a personalized learning and teaching experience. Read More »

Keystone College Transitions to Moodlerooms

Keystone College has launched joule®, an enterprise e-Learning platform based on the open-source software, Moodle. joule is delivered by Moodle partner and e-Learning solutions provider, Moodlerooms, which provides Keystone with a fully-supported teaching and learning environment that integrates seamlessly with its student information system Read More »

Questia Launches Free iPad App To Help Write Research Papers

On the heels of its successful free iPhone and iPod touch app that helps college students write better research papers faster, Questia has released the universal version that now includes the iPad app, making Questia's vast online library and research tools accessible on all iOS devices. Read More »

95% of College Students Found Kno’s Digital Textbook App Very Useful

Kno, Inc. revealed today that an overwhelming number (95%) of college students using the Kno digital textbook application found it very useful and plan to use it again, according to a pilot conducted with four California Community Colleges, ... Read More »