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Pearson and General Assembly To Provide Online Courses in 21st Century Skills

Pearson announced it is now able to offer colleges and universities mentor-led online courses from General Assembly (GA), the global education company specializing in the most in-demand skills. GA's skills-focused courses in the areas of digital marketing, web development, user experience design, and data analytics are designed to increase learners' employability... Read More »

Pearson Partners with Mathspace

Pearson announced an exclusive partnership with Mathspace to integrate new Workspace Assignments solution into MyMathLab and MyStatLab online homework, tutorial and assessment technologies. Mathspace's technology collects data at multiple points within a math question, and uses this data to create a highly personalized and engaging learning experience for each student. Read More »

Pearson and Flatiron School Partner To Provide "Coding BootCamp"

Through a new partnership between Pearson and Flatiron School, college and university students can participate in an on-campus "Coding Bootcamp" to build the skills that lead to high-paying jobs. Through the partnership, learners will have access to a full-time, 800-hour training program in high-demand software development skills that precisely simulate a professional coder's environment. Read More »

Ellucian Makes New Investments in Customer and Partner Success

Ellucian announced new investments in its client support program, which includes a customer service management (CSM) program, an online discussion forum called eCommunities and eSearch, a self-service search function. The addition of these customer investments strengthens the robust Ellucian Customer Success Program... Read More »

Graduation Alliance’s Diploma Program Expands

To better prepare future graduates for opportunities after high school, Graduation Alliance announces its collaboration with ACT to offer the WorkKeys job skill tests and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as part of its diploma program. WorkKeys and NCRC certification are the first in a series of stackable credentials that will be offered by Graduation Alliance to prepare students for opportunities in the high demand fields Read More »

vibeffect Index Reveals Career College Students Are Higher Thrivers Than Four-Year Peers

vibeffect announces the results of its inaugural Career College Optimizer Index (CCOI), a validated, multi-dimensional indicator to measure consumer confidence across the nation’s career-focused learning institutions. The results show that 32% of students are considered “high-thriving” in career colleges. This compares favorably to their peers in traditional four-year colleges where 19% are considered high-thriving. Read More »

Wheaton College Overhauls LMS with Schoology

Wheaton College has implemented Schoology as its new learning management system (LMS). The five-year contract makes Schoology available to more than 2,500 Wheaton College students and the institution's academic, extracurricular and administrative branches. Read More »

Nebraska Book Company and RedShelf Partner on Digital Textbooks

Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of products and services to over 2,000 independent college retailers across the country, and RedShelf, a primary supplier and one of the fastest-growing distributors of digital learning materials in the U.S., today announced a new strategic partnership that will accelerate access to affordable e-textbooks for collegiate students and drive growth for independent higher education retailers. Read More »

Pearson and Capella Partner To Issue Digital Badges,

Pearson is collaborating with Capella University to issue digital badges for students completing the online university's National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security designated master's program. Capella University is one of the first online universities to leverage Pearson's Acclaim digital badging platform... Read More »

Pearson To Provide Managed Services to Community Colleges

To provide community college leaders with the resources to help more individuals accomplish their learning and life goals, Pearson today announced comprehensive managed services designed to recruit, support and retain students. Read More »