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U of AZ Goes Cutting Edge with BMC Software

The University of Arizona needed a way to keep pace with growing needs for business intelligence, research tracking and reliable records for human resources, payroll, finance and students. In response, the university launched Mosaic, a multimillion-dollar campus-wide enterprise systems replacement project supported by Business Service Management (BSM) solutions from BMC Software Read More »

Pearson, Charleston Southern Partner To Increase Access to Online Learning

Pearson and Charleston Southern University (CSU) announce a partnership to further increase students' access to online learning opportunities and affordable course materials. CSU currently uses the Pearson LearningStudio platform to provide many of its general education courses online. Read More »

Pearson Launches Training Program for Online Educators

Preparing online educators is the foundation of Pearson's new Professional Online Educator, a comprehensive approach to training K12, higher education and corporate educators on the leading instructional principles of online learning. Professional Online Educator is fully customizable, with a suite of courses, an internship and a practicum... Read More »

WebStudy and SoftChalk Announce Partnership

The partnership will empower instructors to create learning activities, lessons and courses with SoftChalk and deliver them using MyWebStudyTutor, WebStudy Learning’s intelligent tutoring technology. Read More »

Delaware Selects SunGard for P-20 Data Sharing Solution

SunGard Public Sector and SunGard Higher Education today announced a joint engagement to deliver a centralized portal to the Delaware Department of Education that will help enable electronic student transcript data exchange between P-12 institutions throughout the state and Delaware higher education institutions served by SunGard. Read More »

Study.Net Foundation Launched

Study.Net Corporation today announced the launch of Study.Net Foundation, an independent non-profit organization. The new foundation will support the development of innovative online learning content; and subsidize the purchase of required electronic course material by college and university students. Read More »

SunGard Higher Education Previews Extensible Mobile Framework

The SunGard Higher Education Mobile Connection, a framework and set of starter application components (m-Apps) scheduled to be available in November, will help institutions deploy and manage mobile strategies quickly, cost-effectively and more consistently. Read More »

SIIA Offers Free Preview of its New Postsecondary Resource

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) will publish the Experts’ Guide to the Postsecondary Market in March 2011. In anticipation of the release, SIIA is offering a free preview of the new resource along with a webcast on “Accessibility by Design,” based on the Guide’s article... Read More »

Tulane University Selects SunGard Higher Education’s Advance

To support fundraising efforts, Tulane University selected SunGard Higher Education’s Advance solution to replace its existing advancement application. With Advance, Tulane will integrate all of its processes from end-to-end to support improved communication, information access, prospect management tracking and reporting. Read More »

Faculty Training Is a Major Investment for Online Ed Programs

Colleges and universities engaged in online learning are making major investments in faculty development programs according to a new national survey of senior campus officials who manage online and distance education programs, sponsored by the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET) and The Campus Computing Project report Read More »