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SunGard Higher Education Uses SaaS to Deliver Financial Aid Regulatory Updates More Quickly

Higher education institutions will have access to changes in U.S. methodology for calculating financial aid more quickly with the availability of regulatory updates in a flexible, just-in-time, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery method from SunGard Higher Education. Read More »

Blackboard and SunGard Higher Education Partner To Better Serve Joint Customers

Together, the companies will work to improve integration of Blackboard Learn™, a leading Web-based teaching and learning platform, with select SunGard Higher Education Digital Campus solutions. The companies are responding to calls from their large base of joint customers for better coordination to make it easier to manage information and help improve the overall customer experience. Read More »

Aberystwyth University Transforms the Dynamics of Its Lectures with Panopto

Aberystwyth University, located in Wales, U.K., has deployed Panopto across its campus to help lecturers increase productivity while providing students with a valuable new tool for studying. One aspect of the system welcomed by both teaching staff and support staff is the flexibility offered. Read More »

ACU Delivers First-of-Its-Kind Student Newspaper App for Apple’s iPad

ACU student journalists, programmers and designers have pulled off the seemingly impossible: Abilene Christian University’s student newspaper, The Optimist, has become the first student newspaper to publish on Apple’s new iPad tablet device. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education Launches Industry’s First ERP Community Source Initiative

SunGard Higher Education and its customers have launched a Community Source Initiative — the first and only vendor-supported community source forum dedicated to higher education Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education Launches Aurora

Part of the Company’s new Open Digital Campus strategy, Aurora will be applied to SunGard Higher Education products and will eventually be open for use by customers and other vendors to extend a familiar and intuitive look and feel throughout the entire digital campus. Read More »

Flat World Knowledge Partners with Barnes & Noble and NACS To Lower the Cost of College Textbooks

Flat World Knowledge, the leading publisher of commercial open source college textbooks, today announced agreements with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers and NACS Media Solutions (NMS) to distribute its low-cost textbooks to more than 3,000 college bookstores in their respective networks for the 2010 fall semester. Read More »

Three Trends Expected To Be Hot Topics at SunGard Summit

These three trends include: an emphasis on the value of collaboration and community; an intense focus on improving and extending existing technology investments; and a growing interest in alternative delivery methods. Read More »

Rosetta Stone Solution Allowing Higher Education Institutions to Transform Language Learning;

This comprehensive, next generation platform allows teachers to supplement class time or provide independent learning through an online application. Students learn to listen, read, write and speak by participating in guided sessions with dedicated native-speakers, interacting with others, and practicing conversational skills in an online community. Read More »

Blackboard Brings Interactive Teaching and Learning to Mobile Devices

Blackboard Inc. today announced plans for Blackboard Mobile Learn(TM), an application that will bring two-way teaching and learning to mobile devices, creating an interactive mobile learning experience for students and teachers on the go. Read More »