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USC' Rossier School of Education Releases Mobile Version of MAT@USC LMS

The application allows MAT@USC students to access all of their course work and information – including pre-recorded videos – and interact with fellow students and faculty members, while taking full advantage of the user interface benefits that the iOS platform provides. Read More »

Charleston Southern University Leverages Jenzabar Technology

Charleston Southern University leveraged the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning system and Jenzabar’s Internet Campus Solution (JICS) to manage and integrate all their business office and student information systems and data. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education Releases Talent Management Suite

SunGard Higher Education announced today the availability of its new Talent Management Suite, a fully integrated solution for managing learning, performance and succession planning across a higher education institution. Delivered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, it is designed to be easy to deploy and maintain. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education Establishes Community Source Shared Code Repository

SunGard Higher Education and its customers have created a Shared Code Repository to help institutions more easily share their technology innovations. The Shared Code Repository is a new capability within SunGard’s Community Source Initiative... Read More »

Pearson Releases eText for iPad App for Higher Education MyLabs/Mastering Programs

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced its new eText app for the Apple iPad, giving registered users of Pearson’s MyLabs/Mastering online homework and tutorial programs another option for accessing their companion eText. Read More »

Stanford University and Pearson Collaborate To Deliver the Teacher Performance Assessment

Stanford University announced that it will collaborate with Pearson for delivery of the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)—a nationally available, performance-based assessment for measuring the effectiveness of teacher candidates. Read More »

California State University, Chico Selects Blackboard Learn

California State University, Chico has selected Blackboard Learn(TM), Release 9.1 to replace WebCT Vista as its learning management platform. The decision was driven by recognition of Blackboard Learn as a proven, stable platform with improved features and its ability to go beyond course delivery to manage digital content and to better engage campus communities and groups. Read More »

25% of Annual Textbook Sales Revenue to Be Digital By 2015

According to a new study by Xplana, textbook publishing in the Higher Education market is fast approaching the digital tipping point. By 2015, annual revenues from digital textbooks will represent 25 percent of the new textbook market and will reach approximately $1.5 billion in sales revenue. Read More »

Skidmore Moves to Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1

Skidmore College has adopted Blackboard Learn(TM), Release 9.1...The college cited Blackboard's much improved client support and responsiveness as a primary driver for the move, along with the ability to re-energize faculty with the platform's enhanced feature set and realize significant cost savings over time compared to alternatives. Read More »

Follett Announces New Online Rental Solution for Independent College Bookstores

Follett Higher Education Group announced a new online affiliate textbook rental solution for independently managed college bookstores that will be available for fall 2011. Follett is launching its newest program to offer even more competitive rental prices and higher bookstore commissions, while featuring deeper, store-branded websites and marketing solutions to drive traffic to the independent bookstore. Read More »