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Follett Offers Free Trial of Digital Textbooks Through CafeScribe

The Try Now, Buy Later 2010 program is available exclusively through Follett's new CaféScribe® eBook platform, which is an online social networking site that makes it easy to evaluate, download and use digital textbooks Read More »

Jenzabar Supports Successful ERP Adoption at Fifty Higher Education Institutions

Fifty higher education institutions implemented, upgraded or purchased Jenzabar software over the course of 2009. The software designed exclusively for higher education will help these institutions optimize business processes and improve overall enrollment, retention, and advancement success. Read More »

Open Content Emerges as Top “Technology to Watch” in 2010

Flat World Knowledge, the leading commercial publisher of free and open college textbooks, is cited as being at the forefront of one of the top educational technology trends in 2010, according to a report released this week by the New Media Consortium (NMC). Read More »

Blackboard Launches Custom Toolbar for Web Browsers

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a custom toolbar, developed in partnership with Microsoft®, that gives students direct, one-click access to their courses from Web browsers including Internet Explorer® and Mozilla's Firefox®, as well as Microsoft's Bing(TM) search engine. Read More »

CDI Survey of Higher Education IT Decision Makers Reveals Growing Interest in Outsourced Services

Results of the survey show that those making IT support decisions at higher education institutions are most challenged by efforts to effectively manage resources dedicated to the needs of their constituencies while still maintaining focus on their organization's strategic initiatives. Read More »

Bridgepoint Education Makes Successful Transition to the Pearson eCollege Online Learning Platform

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that – as originally reported on October 1, 2009 when the process first began – it has successfully transitioned to a new learning management system. Read More »

Auburn University Selects SunGard Higher Education To Enhance Information Access and Operational Efficiency for Fundraising and Alumni Relations

To further enhance its fundraising and alumni relations efforts in preparation for its next capital campaign, Auburn University has selected SunGard Higher Education’s Advance solution. Read More »

EdTek Services Selects the it’s learning LMS To Support their Online Learning Partnerships

After a worldwide review of Learning Management System (LMS) companies, EdTek Services has chosen it’s learning as the company’s course management solution. EdTek will offer its customers the it’s learning Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) designed for individualized learning, easy implementation and cost effective use. Read More »

CengageBrain.com Launches Money-Saving Textbook Rental Options for Students

CengageBrain.com is a retail outlet providing students with a variety of choices for obtaining the company’s diverse array of learning solutions. At CengageBrain.com students can now rent textbooks for up to 70% off the suggested retail price, and purchase print textbooks, eTextbooks, individual eChapters and audio books. Read More »

Texarkana College Turns to SunGard Higher Education To Help Improve Effectiveness, Accountability and the College Experience

To support the transformation initiative, SunGard Higher Education will provide the College with a wide array of software solutions and consulting services — from initial planning and project management through implementation and hosting of the Banner Unified Digital Campus, to the ongoing management of its campus IT office. Read More »