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Chipola College Selects Jenzabar To Expand Services

Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, announced that Chipola College has selected the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The new ERP system will allow Chipola College to expand services to the entire customer base including students, employees, and alumni. Read More »

San Jacinto College Engages Ellucian To Improve ROI

-San Jacinto College engaged Ellucian® to help the college discover ways to leverage technology resources more efficiently during a time of increasing enrollment and constrained budgets. The management consulting engagement will help San Jacinto College improve business processes across core business units and broaden its distance learning program to serve new students. Read More »

2014 GED Test Aligned with New National CCR Standards for Adult Education

GED Testing Service recently released The Climb to Alignment which shows the alignment between the 2014 GED test and specific standards that are most important to indicate college and career readiness. For example, the adult education CCR standards require adults to demonstrate basic computer skills, and the ability to build arguments based on evidence-the same kinds of skills that employers expect. Read More »

Unicon Updates Open Source Support Program

Unicon, Inc. announced that it has updated its Open Source Support program to add more value and flexibility. The program is designed to cost-effectively support select enterprise open source projects, to assure the reliability of supported environments, and to drive the progress of the open source projects. Read More »

New Course Frameworks Offer Blueprints for Teaching with OER

Lumen Learning and Instructure broke new ground for open education today with the introduction of six open course frameworks that make teaching with open content easier and more effective than ever before. Now freely available for anyone to access through the Canvas platform, these frameworks serve as blueprints instructors can use for designing and teaching general education courses based exclusively on open educational resources (OER). Read More »

CourseSmart eTextbooks Now Includes Online and Offline Capabilities

CourseSmart® announced CourseSmart eTextbooks, a significant upgrade to its dedicated mobile application specifically designed for the Android Operating System (AOS). In response to customer demand, CourseSmart's new Android app features both online and offline access to digital course materials, ensuring that students and faculty who rely on their Android mobile devices are never without the materials they need Read More »

Pearson Sees Continued Growth and Expansion of Online Learning Programs

More than 200 schools are working with Pearson to address the ongoing demand and desire for results-oriented online learning programs. Increasingly, students who need a flexible path to earning a degree are looking to online learning programs to access quality higher education. Read More »

Jenzabar Introduces New eLearning Platform

Jenzabar, Inc. announced today the release of its new learning management system (LMS), Jenzabar eLearning. Representing a significant evolution of the company’s academic product line, Jenzabar eLearning is a collaborative platform that offers the most innovative tools at a low total cost of ownership. Read More »

Wiley and Snapwiz To Bring Adaptive Learning Technology to WileyPlus

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Snapwiz, a Fremont CA based company that specializes in adaptive and personalized learning solutions, announce the launch of WileyPLUS with ORION, the initial offering to come out of a new partnership aimed at giving students highly personalized experiences that improve learning outcomes and go further to creating adaptive, collaborative, and interactive learning spaces than anything currently on the market. Read More »

Coursera Partners with Chegg To Deliver Digital Content

Chegg, the student hub, today announced a new strategic partnership with Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, to provide digital content such as eTextbooks and other supplemental tools to students taking Coursera courses online. This collaboration will provide students improved access to a more informative learning experience. Read More »