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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 »

Blackboard and Sprint Team Up To Bring Mobile Learning to Students at No Additional Cost to Schools

Sprint and Blackboard Inc. announced a partnership to turn the “everywhere” mobile device into an anytime learning option. The two companies will offer Blackboard Mobile Learn™ – a new application from Blackboard that will let students learn when and where they want – to users of Sprint devices at no additional cost to institutions. Read More »

Beta Testing Begins with Datatel’s Intelligent Learning Platform

Six Datatel clients have started beta testing the company’s Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP), leading the way for Datatel to deliver higher education an integrated administrative and learning system at a much lower cost than traditional deployments. Read More »

Unicon Partners with VASCO To Reduce Security Threats in Higher Education

Unicon's partnership with VASCO Data Security will enable Unicon to deliver VASCO authorized services and products to meet the increasing demand for security solutions in higher education institutions. Read More »

Baker & Taylor Forms Strategic Alliance withNational Association of College Stores

Baker & Taylor, Inc.'s Majors Education Solutions unit has formed a strategic alliance with the National Association of College Stores to expand its presence in the academic marketplace. Majors and NACS will offer co-branded e-commerce and marketing solutions to higher education retailers. Read More »

Digital Textbooks Are Ready for Prime Time, says NYU Bookstores

When students register for courses, NYU Bookstores emails them links to the required texts to signal the availability of the books on the CafeScribe eBook platform, making it simple for the student to opt for the digital versions. With CafeScribe, no additional eReader is required to access the eBook, and most titles can be downloaded to multiple computers. Read More »

Autodesk Introduces Interactive Curriculum for Game Development

Autodesk, Inc. has introduced its “Vehicle for Games” curriculum for post-secondary students. The 16-week curriculum provides hands-on training for the entire game development pipeline, from concept art to creating an engine-ready asset. Read More »