Higher Ed Market Headlines RSS Feed

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 »

Canadian University College Gains Web Filtering Accuracy with Bloxx

Bloxx, an innovator in Web Content Filtering, announced today that Canadian University College in Lacombe, Alberta has deployed its Internet Filtering appliance to provide advanced Web protection to its 700 users across two campuses. Read More »

Cengage Learning Unveils Suite of Digital Solutions and Services

CengageCourse leverages the company's superior content with leading digital solutions focused on solving the most pressing challenges for instructors, students and administrators, improving learning and teaching effectiveness. The CengageCourse suite includes CourseMate, CourseMaster and Course360... Read More »

Colleges and Universities See Improved Student Outcomes with Wimba

Wimba® Inc., a leading provider of collaborative solutions for educators around the world, announced today that colleges and universities report improved student outcomes and increased student retention through use of the Wimba Collaboration Suite™. Read More »

University of South Carolina Selects SunGard Higher Education

The University of South Carolina (USC) has selected SunGard Higher Education to provide a comprehensive suite of solutions and services to support a far-reaching transformation of business processes, information tools and digital resources for the 209-year old University. Read More »

UC Irvine Joins OpenCourseWare Consortium

In an effort to enhance the open education movement, the University of California, Irvine joins a core group of leaders in the OpenCourseWare community to collectively pledge $350,000 over the next five years to support the OpenCourseWare Consortium, the non-profit association of global OCW publishers. Read More »

Antioch University Selects SunGard Higher Education

Antioch University has chosen SunGard Higher Education to help improve its administrative efficiencies, student services and its overall educational experience by transforming institutional technology. SunGard Higher Education will provide the University with IT leadership, innovative technology planning, management and specialized technology support services... Read More »

College Campuses Turn to Perceptive Software for Enterprise Content Management

More than 400 colleges and universities across more than 1,000 campuses around the world have a direct connection to student, personnel and business operations information thanks to Perceptive Software, creator of enterprise content management (ECM) software including flagship product, ImageNow. Read More »

InteractElsevier Delivers 3-D Interactive Anatomy Learning Tools

Powered by CyberAnatomy, an Iowa-based company that creates interactive learning systems for students, the innovative 3-D interactive anatomy series applies advanced gaming technology to reviewing, learning and teaching anatomy. Read More »