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San Bernardino Community College District Selects BlackboardPay

San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) has selected Blackboard to automate the delivery of financial aid, student payroll, and other forms of student credit balances. By using BlackboardPay™, SBCCD expects to save hundreds of thousands of dollars per year through increased administrative speed and efficiency, while offering all students a secure and reliable way to manage their money. Read More »

Western Governors University Named Partner in 100Kin10

Western Governors University has been named a partner in 100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021. The nonprofit, online university joins nearly 200 100Kin10 partners unified by a single, ambitious goal... Read More »

Blackboard Introduces Plans for New Online Bookstore

Blackboard Inc. today announced plans to introduce an online bookstore in an effort to simplify the process for students to purchase assigned course materials. The company is kicking off the initiative with limited trials this spring with select postsecondary institutions and planning on a full launch this summer. Read More »

Ellucian® MeetsEllucian To Help Manage Continuing Ed & Workforce Development Programs

Ellucian® is entering the continuing education and workforce development market to meet the growing need for a solution for higher education institutions to effectively market and administer their non-traditional programs. Read More »

Adapt Courseware Releases Foundations of Reading and Writing Curriculum

Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive adaptive multimedia that individualizes each student’s learning experience, has released Foundations of Reading and Writing, providing interactive, developmental curriculum where students can achieve the basic skills needed for college-level English. Read More »

Ellucian Solutions Will Help Centenary College 'Work Smarter'

Centenary College is implementing a broad suite of solutions from Ellucian® to help make administrative processes more efficient while providing increased access, flexibility, and functionality to enhance the institution's student-centered learning environment. Read More »

Students Using Adaptive Multimedia Achieve Higher Completion and Retention Rates

Adapt Courseware released its most recent student completion and retention data for the 2012-2013 academic year. Participating schools achieved, on average, a 16% higher course completion rate for students using the company's adaptive multimedia compared to students enrolled in online sections using conventional curriculum. Read More »

Chegg Saved College Students More Than $450 Million in 2013

Chegg Inc. announced that through its services, the company saved college students and their families more than $450 million in 2013 and anticipates saving them hundreds of millions more in 2014. Chegg also announced today that students have posted over 1 million course reviews on Chegg.com... Read More »

WCET's 2013 Managing Online Education Survey

WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) in partnership with BCcampus, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium, and eCampusAlberta, announce the release of the 2013 Managing Online Education Survey Results focused on the practices that promote quality in online education. Read More »

LASPAU Selects Schoology LMS

LASPAU: Academic and Professional Programs for the Americas, Inc.,-a non-profit organization affiliated with Harvard University-recently selected Schoology as its learning management system for its academic and professional programs. LASPAU is utilizing Schoology to deliver recorded lectures, provide robust communication and collaboration, and support differentiated instruction in its pedagogy programs for professors in Latin America and the Caribbean... Read More »