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Questia Celebrates Ten Years with Free iPhone App for Online Research

Questia celebrates its tenth anniversary with a free iPhone app available to users. Designed to support college students and online researchers, the app can be downloaded free along with a one-day free trial of the subscription service to access Questia’s more than 20 million pages of content.... Read More »

Semester at Sea Launches Innovative Short-Term Voyage To Address Global Challenges

The Institute for Shipboard Education is pleased to announce "Engineering a New Tomorrow," the first short-term Semester at Sea voyage. Open to participants of all majors the program will explore key global issues during an intensive 26-day shipboard and field-practice curriculum developed in partnership with the University of Virginia. Read More »

Macmillan Announces i>clicker's New Demographic Polling and Data Slicing Software

Global publisher Macmillan's new ventures group today announced that its i>clicker student response system now offers instructors the ability to anonymously capture student demographic information by selected data such as gender, race or political affiliation. Read More »

Blackboard Launches Blackboard Analytics

Blackboard Inc. opened a major focus in data analytics with the launch of a business intelligence solution for higher education and a commitment to accelerating innovation to help them make better use of data to inform important decisions across the institution. Read More »

National University Selects EBSCO Discovery Service

National University, the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California and the flagship university of the National University System, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing to provide the University with a way to deliver its large collection to the end user and to make its library resources easier to find. Read More »

Pearson, Moberly Area CC Partner To Increase Access to Affordable Course Materials

Pearson announced a partnership with Missouri's Moberly Area Community College to increase students' access to affordable course materials through a variety of print and digital package options. The college currently uses the Pearson LearningStudio platform to power its online learning programs. Read More »

Twenty Campuses Launch Pilot of Combined Solution

Twenty different colleges and universities have partnered with Blackboard Inc. and McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies, to test drive the latest in higher education technology: a combined solution that offers students and instructors a single point of access for courses, content and learning tools. Read More »

New E-Textbooks Help Students Save an Average of $60 Per Title

Newly released statistics from digital course materials provider, CourseSmart.com, show that college students returning to classes this January can save an average of $60 per title by using state-of-the-art e-textbooks. Similarly, Simba Information recently predicted that e-textbooks will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48.5% by 2013. Read More »

Partnership To Save Students Up to 40% on Textbooks

Cerritos College and Pearson announced a customized textbook program for the college’s humanities and social sciences division, which is projected to save students an average of 40 percent over standard textbooks. The Cerritos College-Pearson partnership is the first of its kind for a community college in California. Read More »

Blackboard Updates Mobile Learning App

Blackboard Inc. announced new innovation and expanded access to its mobile learning application, Blackboard Mobile(TM) Learn, with an updated release that brings new features and capabilities to one of the industry's most widely adopted mobile apps, now in use at more than 500 institutions worldwide. Read More »