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Citrix Launches New Education Licensing to Jumpstart Campus-Wide Adoption of Desktop Virtualization

Citrix Systems, Inc. announced a new campus-wide licensing option for educational organizations worldwide, making it easy and cost-effective to deliver unlimited virtual desktops and applications to every faculty and staff member, and student. Read More »

Amazon.com Announces the Textbooks Trade-In Program

Amazon.com, Inc. announced the new Textbooks Trade-In program, which allows customers to exchange used textbooks in return for an Amazon.com gift card. Available year-round, the Textbooks Trade-In program will offer students the ability to trade in textbooks they no longer need for a great price. Read More »

Oracle Announces General Availability of PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM for Higher Education 9.1

Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Release 9.1 for Higher Education, which includes significant new and enhanced capabilities to help higher education institutions better manage constituent relationships across the lifecycle. Read More »

Community College Selects ConnectYard To Help Students Leverage Facebook and Twitter for More than Just Socializing

ConnectYard, Inc. snnounced that Howard Community College has selected its social learning service to leverage Facebook, Twitter and text messaging for providing enhanced academic support and building a greater sense of community among students - both of which positively affect a student's persistence through graduation. Read More »

The 2009 Campus Computing Survey

For the second time in the current decade, campus IT officers are struggling to deal with the rising demand for IT resources and services even as their budgets have experienced significant cuts, often followed by mid-year budget recissions. Read More »

The Victoria College Implements SunGard Higher Education Banner Unified Digital Campus

The Victoria College has successfully implemented the core modules of the SunGard Higher Education Banner Unified Digital Campus (UDC) within 18 months, helping bring improved student services to its constituents faster and at less cost than a traditional implementation. Read More »

More Teachers Trading in Textbooks and Lectures for Interactive E-Learning Software To Engage Students

Harbinger Knowledge Products' Raptivity is a software product that enables instructors to create highly interactive eLearning content with games, simulations, 3D objects, videos and even “virtual worlds” that bring subjects to life. The games also test a student’s retention of the content presented in the course and are modeled after popular TV game shows to bring the content to life. Read More »

Pearson and Excelsior College Launch UExcel® Credit-By-Examination Program

UExcel provides students the ability to earn college credit by taking computer-based examinations in a number of subjects. Excelsior College, an accredited, nonprofit distance education institution, will report this credit on a transcript, which can be submitted for transfer credit to the college or university of the student’s choosing. Read More »

Maplesoft Announces New Version of Maplesoft-MAA Placement Test Suite

The Placement Test Suite is a collection of placement tests that are developed by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and delivered through the online testing and assessment tool, Maple T.A™. Read More »

Pearson and Educational Testing Service Co-Launch Academic Connections

Pearson Longman and Educational Testing Service (ETS) announce the arrival of an innovative series of textbooks and online software for English language learners. Academic Connections is a groundbreaking English instruction program that prepares students for success in mainstream college and university classrooms. Read More »