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CQ Press’ Custom and Online Books Platform Gives Professors Free and Immediate Access To Content

CQ Press, in collaboration with LibreDigital, has launched a groundbreaking new online publishing platform—the first to allow users to dynamically generate custom books, reflowing the text to create both print and e-book formats. Read More »

Online Education up 17% to 4.6 Million; Annual Survey Shows Recession, Influenza among Factors Driving Growth

The 2009 Sloan Survey of Online Learning reveals that enrollment rose by nearly 17 percent from a year earlier. The survey of more than 2,500 colleges and universities nationwide finds approximately 4.6 million students were enrolled in at least one online course in fall 2008.... Read More »

Follett Offers Free Trial of Digital Textbooks Through CafeScribe

The Try Now, Buy Later 2010 program is available exclusively through Follett's new CaféScribe® eBook platform, which is an online social networking site that makes it easy to evaluate, download and use digital textbooks Read More »

Jenzabar Supports Successful ERP Adoption at Fifty Higher Education Institutions

Fifty higher education institutions implemented, upgraded or purchased Jenzabar software over the course of 2009. The software designed exclusively for higher education will help these institutions optimize business processes and improve overall enrollment, retention, and advancement success. Read More »

Open Content Emerges as Top “Technology to Watch” in 2010

Flat World Knowledge, the leading commercial publisher of free and open college textbooks, is cited as being at the forefront of one of the top educational technology trends in 2010, according to a report released this week by the New Media Consortium (NMC). Read More »

Blackboard Launches Custom Toolbar for Web Browsers

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a custom toolbar, developed in partnership with Microsoft®, that gives students direct, one-click access to their courses from Web browsers including Internet Explorer® and Mozilla's Firefox®, as well as Microsoft's Bing(TM) search engine. Read More »

CDI Survey of Higher Education IT Decision Makers Reveals Growing Interest in Outsourced Services

Results of the survey show that those making IT support decisions at higher education institutions are most challenged by efforts to effectively manage resources dedicated to the needs of their constituencies while still maintaining focus on their organization's strategic initiatives. Read More »

Bridgepoint Education Makes Successful Transition to the Pearson eCollege Online Learning Platform

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that – as originally reported on October 1, 2009 when the process first began – it has successfully transitioned to a new learning management system. Read More »

Auburn University Selects SunGard Higher Education To Enhance Information Access and Operational Efficiency for Fundraising and Alumni Relations

To further enhance its fundraising and alumni relations efforts in preparation for its next capital campaign, Auburn University has selected SunGard Higher Education’s Advance solution. Read More »

EdTek Services Selects the it’s learning LMS To Support their Online Learning Partnerships

After a worldwide review of Learning Management System (LMS) companies, EdTek Services has chosen it’s learning as the company’s course management solution. EdTek will offer its customers the it’s learning Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) designed for individualized learning, easy implementation and cost effective use. Read More »