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Barnes & Noble Education Extends Relationship with OpenStax

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., one of the largest contract operators of bookstores on college and university campuses announced it will extend its current relationship with OpenStax, a Rice University-based nonprofit that makes college more accessible for students. Together, the companies will provide greater access to quality, cost-effective course materials and advanced digital solutions. Read More »

SIU Selects OneCampus from rSmart

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has selected OneCampus from rSmart, an Internet2 NET+ offering , to modernize the way students, faculty, and staff find and access campus services, information and applications from any device. OneCampus, a service discovery portal with lightweight technology designed to help schools move away from heavy, expensive, locally managed software, was selected by SIU to serve more than 22,000 students, faculty and staff. Read More »

Pearson Writer, Now Integrated with Microsoft Word

Pearson announced that it's expanding the power of digital technology to help students build strong writing skills. Now, Pearson Writer digital writing resources are integrated with Microsoft Word, providing students access to support for improving their writing skills. Read More »

Barnes & Noble Education and Instructure Partner

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. and Instructure, Inc., a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company and creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS), today announced a partnership to align and share course and usage data across systems, which will empower higher education institutions to more efficiently and effectively improve student outcomes and retention. Read More »

NACUBO Report Signals Impending Turnover in College Business Offices

A triennial report from the National Association of College and University Business Officers provides new insight into who is leading higher education business offices, how they’re advancing their institutions, and how many plan to retire in the next few years. Read More »

Illume LaunchesDatabase of Teaching Materials

Illume Learning announces the launch of its college course creation platform Illume, an end-to-end resource for professors to access materials that assist them in creating the best possible courses. Illume is designed to be a one-stop-shop, providing the most relevant materials and dramatically reducing the amount of time required to build or update a college course. Read More »

90% of Institutions Embrace Alternative Credentials

A study released today by UPCEA (the University Professional and Continuing Education Association), Penn State and Pearson found widespread acceptance and use of alternative credentialing programs at American colleges and universities. Leading the way are millennial students, who the study found are more likely to favor an educational reward system that is built around badging and certificates, rather than the traditional bachelor's degree. Read More »

Nebraska Book, Sidewalk Partner

Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. and Sidewalk, a top provider of technology-enabled solutions within the same niche industry, today announced a new strategic partnership that will not only increase the affordability of course materials but also significantly improve the adoptions experience for independent college bookstores and campus faculty. Read More »

CA CC Makerspace Initiative

Sierra College has been selected by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Workforce and Economic Development Division, to be the fiscal agent and technical assistance provider for the INNOVATIONMAKER3 and STEM/STEAM Workforce Development grant, supporting the first statewide community college makerspace initiative of its kind in the nation Read More »

Kaplan University Incorporates Gamification

Kaplan University today announced that it has incorporated gamification into its career services network. Gamification applies game design elements to non-game activities to drive stronger student engagement. Read More »