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Higher Education Institutions Opt for Jenzabar in the Cloud

Jenzabar®, Inc. announced today that more than 40 higher education institutions elected to deploy their Jenzabar® solution in the cloud. Institutions are choosing Jenzabar Cloud Services to replace aging hardware, improve overall reliability, and to free up their IT resources to focus on other operational and strategic business needs. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education and Magna Publications Launch PD Effort

McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of Magna Campus , the first professional development product created through the collaboration between Magna Publications and the McGraw-Hill Learning Institute, the company's professional development unit designed to help faculty navigate new and emerging educational technologies. Read More »

Fall Semester OER Projects Yield $700,000 in Textbook Savings

The trend toward increased use of open educational resources (OER) is evident in preliminary figures from Lumen Learning’s OER projects this fall. Twenty institutions have partnered with Lumen to offer open content options for high demand, high enrollment courses that serve more than 6,000 students in total. Because these students are no longer required to purchase commercial textbooks or course materials, cost savings are estimated at approximately $700,000. Read More »

Ellucian Helps Three NJ Schools Land $32.9 Million in Technology Grants

Three New Jersey institutions of higher education got a significant boost for their technology initiatives thanks to multi-million dollar state grants secured with the help of Ellucian. The schools were awarded 100 percent of their respective grant requests from the New Jersey Higher Education Capital Facilities Programs, for a collective total of $32,884,453. Read More »

Ellucian® Provides Tiffin University with IT Leadership

Tiffin University has partnered with Ellucian® to provide onsite and remote technology services in support of its academic mission. Ellucian is providing the institution with the expertise and resources it needs to advance its IT initiatives, increase system integration and automation, and be more responsive to its users. Read More »

Ellucian® Solution Manager Provides More Flexibility

Ellucian® is delivering on its Extensible Ecosystem strategy to provide alternative deployment models by dramatically changing the way that institutions can plan and manage their Banner® by Ellucian® environments, software upgrades and implementations. Read More »

Neebo, Inc. Partners with Copia Interactive, LLC

Neebo, Inc announced a partnership with Copia Interactive, LLC that will allow Neebo to offer a customized, interactive solution for students and educators and deliver a student network that brings students and faculty together through virtual classrooms and exclusive digital communities, while facilitating the use of course materials of any type, print or digital. Read More »

Kaplan University’s New Learning Recognition Course

Kaplan University announced that it has introduced an innovative open learning course that enables individuals to document experiential learning acquired outside of the classroom for college credit, such as work experience or military training. Read More »

Elsevier Reference Modules on ScienceDirect Unlock Content

Elsevier announced the availability of Elsevier Reference Modules on ScienceDirect, which allow researchers to access updated reference content as science progresses. Researchers benefit by gaining access to the most current foundational content that was previously locked up during the lengthy publishing process. Read More »

Online College Students Have Highest Levels of Satisfaction

Nearly three-quarters of online learners surveyed (74 percent) expressed satisfaction with their educational experience. In fact, when comparing those enrolled primarily online to those enrolled at a campus but taking courses online, the satisfaction numbers were in stark contrast: 75 percent to 55 percent, according to 2013 National Online Learners Priorities Report, published by Noel-Levitz.. Read More »