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rSmart Partners with eThink Education

rSmart, developer of the OneCampus solution for higher education, today announced a partnership with eThink Education , a rapidly growing Certified Partner of the open-source Moodle learning management system (LMS). The collaboration allows rSmart to provide its award-winning portal solution to assist eThink’s clients in finding and discovering campus services. Read More »

Carlow University Selects Schoology LMS

Carlow University in Pittsburgh selected Schoology as its new learning management system for all faculty and students starting the 2016/17 academic year. University leadership stated that Schoology was the best platform to support and encourage student-centered, personalized learning for which Carlow University is well known. Read More »

Students Want Classroom Technology That Is Interactive, Engaging

Even as students are growing more disappointed with the state of technology in their classrooms, digital textbooks are proving to be an outlier as a trusted learning tool, according to a recent survey of 500 college students conducted by Wakefield Research for VitalSource®. Read More »

UC Davis Improves Affordability Through Digital Delivery of Course Materials

Pearson lauded the University of California, Davis, (UC Davis) for the institution's award-winning Inclusive Access initiative that has saved students $3.4 million in course materials expenses over the last two years. The pioneering approach to digital distribution of course materials and reducing student expenses was designed in partnership with Pearson through the company's Digital Direct Access (DDA) model, as well as other digital content providers. Read More »

Pearson, Follett Partner To Offer Pearson's Digital Direct Access Model

Pearson and Follett Higher Education Group announced an agreement to offer Pearson's Digital Direct Access (DDA) model to Follett's college partners and 1,200+ campus bookstores nationwide. This collaboration provides institutions with a scalable, sustainable model to deliver Pearson's digital content such as e-textbooks, MyLab™ and Mastering™ to students on the first day of class. Read More »

East Central University's New Pitsco Maker Space Lab

A Pitsco Maker Space Lab in a college's education department is an ideal setting for workshops, courses, and in-service events where veteran teachers and preservice teachers alike can grow confident in setting up and facilitating a makerspace. Read More »

Qualcomm and Virginia Tech Open Thinkabit Lab

Qualcomm Incorporated and Virginia Tech begin a multi-year collaboration this fall with the launch of the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ at Virginia Tech's Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church. The Thinkabit Lab experience offers both teachers and students an engaging learning environment—part lab, makerspace and classroom—to foster creativity, collaboration and the critical skills necessary for the 21st century. Read More »

Lone Star College-Tomball Reports Improvements Through Pearson's GRIT™ Program

Pearson and Lone Star College-Tomball announced the results of a newly released case study, based on the institution's "GRIT, Growth, Greatness" (G3) college-wide initiative, including the Student Success online and on-campus course. The Pearson GRIT Program was established last year in collaboration with PEAK Learning, Inc. Read More »

Collabco Launches myday Personalized Academic Organizer

myday is a personalized academic organizer that provides schools and universities with a customized app-enabled student portal that keeps students involved and organized. The intuitive platform incorporates data from a school's LMS system and student information system, as well as things like laundry scheduling and bus routes, low balances, and push notifications to help make a student's experience a positive one. Read More »

Quality Matters To Serve as Quality Assurance Entity on EQUIP Project

Quality Matters (QM), an organization known for its quality assurance work in online education, will serve as the Quality Assurance Entity (QAE) for a partnership between Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and Study.com selected by the Department of Education for the experimental sites initiative Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP). Read More »