EdNET Insight - Higher Ed Market Headlines http://www.ednetinsight.com en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Central by Imulus (http://imulus.com) info@ednetinsight.com Credo Partners with edX http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/credo-partners-with-edx.html Credo - the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions - announced it is contributing features and enhancements to the open edX initiative, the leading nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers interactive online courses and MOOC's (Massive Open Online Courses) from the world's best universities and institutions. ]]> Thursday, December 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/credo-partners-with-edx.html Campus eBookstore Digital Course Material Sales Up 72% http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/campus-ebookstore-digital-course-material-sales-up-72-.html Campus eBookstore, a joint venture of the Independent College Bookstore Association and the Canadian Campus Retail Associates, today announced results from the fall back-to-school rush, its most successful sales period to date. Over 105,000 digital learning resources from the world’s largest educational publishers were successfully distributed with full copyright compliance to students across North America. This represents an increase of 72% over the same time period in 2015. ]]> Tuesday, November 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/campus-ebookstore-digital-course-material-sales-up-72-.html Helping To Identify Ways To Support Students in Blended Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/helping-to-identify-ways-to-support-students-in-blended-learning.html Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced a collaboration between its researchers and the University of Memphis, supported by the Advanced Distributed Learning initiative of the U.S. Defense Department. The partnership was formed to determine how to best help students thrive in blended learning environments, where they have access to both instructors and automated sources of instruction like Carnegie Learning’s MATHia® Software Platform. ]]> Wednesday, November 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/helping-to-identify-ways-to-support-students-in-blended-learning.html NobleStream To Help Institutions Explore Adaptive Courseware http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/noblestream-to-help-institutions-explore-adaptive-courseware.html With support from top-tier EdTech solution providers, leading education consultancy NobleStream has launched an innovative grant program designed to test and measure the efficacy of adaptive learning technologies. Academic institutions will be able to explore low-cost adaptive courseware solutions in order to better understand how these technologies influence student success within and beyond the classroom. ]]> Wednesday, November 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/noblestream-to-help-institutions-explore-adaptive-courseware.html Barnes & Noble Education Announces Advanced OER Courseware http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-announces-advanced-oer-courseware.html Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. announced the launch of Barnes & Noble Education Courseware to make it easier for faculty to use Open Educational Resources (OER). The launch furthers the Company’s dedication to ensuring access to the most affordable course materials, and driving positive student outcomes at colleges and universities nationwide. ]]> Wednesday, October 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-announces-advanced-oer-courseware.html Ellucian Launches Role-Based Analytics Solution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-launches-role-based-analytics-solution.html Ellucian announced Ellucian Analytics, powered by the Ellucian Ethos platform. This solution is the first, most innovative and most comprehensive analytics tool in the market, designed for more than 100 functional areas on campus, including recruitment, student administration, financial aid, human resources, and advancement. ]]> Wednesday, October 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-launches-role-based-analytics-solution.html Jenzabar's Guided Pathways for Student Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-s-guided-pathways-for-student-success.html Jenzabar®, Inc. announced its newest solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success (GPS).Jenzabar’s latest technology solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success, helps institutions revamp their planning, advising, and career services. The Guided Pathways solution is a data-driven software suite that helps universities address the four major challenges of college readiness, retention, on-time graduation, and preparedness for careers. ]]> Wednesday, October 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-s-guided-pathways-for-student-success.html Pearson Announces Mixed Reality Pilots http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-announces-mixed-reality-pilots.html Pearson announced a collaboration with Microsoft to explore the power of mixed reality to solve real challenges in areas of learning, ranging from online tutoring and coaching, nursing education, and engineering to construction and surveyor training. With Microsoft HoloLens, the world's first self-contained holographic computer, Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content at colleges, universities and secondary schools in the United States and around the world. ]]> Wednesday, October 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-announces-mixed-reality-pilots.html vibeffect Data Debunks Misperceptions of Low-Income Students in College http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-data-debunks-misperceptions-of-low-income-students-in-college.html vibeffect, credited with engineering the first scientific model to increase student thriving and on-time graduation for higher education institutions, releases data showing that contrary to popular belief, students from low-income households are likely to thrive in four-year, traditional higher education institutions. ]]> Wednesday, October 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-data-debunks-misperceptions-of-low-income-students-in-college.html Blackboard Updates Blackboard Learn http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/blackboard-updates-blackboard-learn.html Blackboard Inc.announced usability enhancements to Blackboard Learn, its flagship Learning Management System (LMS). The enhanced workflows and improvements are intended to help faculty members better accomplish core teaching tasks and allow students to complete coursework more quickly. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/blackboard-updates-blackboard-learn.html IBM and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ibm-and-pearson-to-drive-cognitive-learning-experiences.html IBM and Pearson announced a new global education alliance intended to make Watson's cognitive capabilities available to millions of college students and professors. Combining IBM's cognitive capabilities with Pearson's digital learning products will give students a more immersive learning experience with their college courses... ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ibm-and-pearson-to-drive-cognitive-learning-experiences.html New McGraw-Hill Education Enterprise & Services Group http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-mcgraw-hill-education-enterprise---services-group.html McGraw-Hill Education announced the formation of a new group that will partner with higher education institutions to spur innovation and change, tackling three of the biggest challenges they face: Improving student preparation for college, raising retention rates, and building students' career readiness. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-mcgraw-hill-education-enterprise---services-group.html Self-service for IT Service Management Sees High Growth http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/self-service-for-it-service-management-sees-high-growth.html TeamDynamix reported a 200 percent surge in online self-service usage across higher education campuses. TeamDynamix gives colleges and universities an online portal to manage service requests including IT ticketing, facilities management, HR processing, and other mission-critical on campus services. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/self-service-for-it-service-management-sees-high-growth.html Dropbox and Blackboard Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/dropbox-and-blackboard-partner.html Pearson announced the results of newly released success stories demonstrating how colleges and universities around the country are implementing and sustaining successful online programs that provide adult learners with increased, flexible access to high-quality higher education opportunities. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/dropbox-and-blackboard-partner.html Unit4 Showcases First SIS Chatbot http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unit4-showcases-first-sis-chatbot.html Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations will showcase the Higher Education industry’s first Student Chatbot. Built on Microsoft Azure and taking advantage of Microsoft’s Bot Framework and Microsoft Cognitive Services, the Unit4 Chatbot will have the ability to change the college or university experience and help institutions better serve students. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unit4-showcases-first-sis-chatbot.html Hardin-Simmons University Selects OneCampus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/hardin-simmons-university-selects-onecampus.html Hardin-Simmons University has selected OneCampus from rSmart to modernize the way students, faculty, and staff access web-based campus services from any device. OneCampus is a lightweight, cloud-based platform that will serve the Hardin-Simmons education community and support their goal to enhance, enrich, and facilitate the learning experience. ]]> Monday, October 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/hardin-simmons-university-selects-onecampus.html rSmart ShowcaseS New Features in OneCampus Service Discovery Portal http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-showcases-new-features-in-onecampus-service-discovery-portal.html rSmart is showcase the latest features in its flagship product, OneCampus, a service discovery portal at Educause. OneCampus, an Internet2 NET+ service offering, takes a fresh, new approach to organizing web-based campus services. Unlike traditional portals, OneCampus is a cloud-based platform with powerful APIs that allow popular campus programs such as a finance system, LMS, or SIS to push data to OneCampus. ]]> Thursday, October 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-showcases-new-features-in-onecampus-service-discovery-portal.html Motivis Learning Launches Holistic Education Technology Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/motivis-learning-launches-holistic-education-technology-platform.html The Motivis LRM is a holistic learning environment that fully-integrates Motivis’ Learning Management System (LMS), campus community system, coaching and advising platform and student information functions. Motivis Learning has combined all four systems – typically thought of as isolated education technology systems – into one seamless platform that is powered by Salesforce CRM. ]]> Wednesday, October 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/motivis-learning-launches-holistic-education-technology-platform.html D2L Partners with Collabco To Deliver Personalized Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/d2l-partners-with-collabco-to-deliver-personalized-learning.html D2L announced a strategic partnership with education software development company, Collabco. The partnership will allow access to D2L's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Brightspace through myday, Collabco's comprehensive student dashboard, in an effort to provide an engaging learning and collaboration solution to universities worldwide. ]]> Monday, October 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/d2l-partners-with-collabco-to-deliver-personalized-learning.html Ohio Community Colleges Announce Partnership with WGU http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ohio-community-colleges-announce-partnership-with-wgu.html The Ohio Association of Community Colleges announced a new partnership with Western Governors University (WGU) that allows Ohio community college graduates to seamlessly transfer their coursework to WGU while also receiving discounted tuition to the accredited, online university. ]]> Saturday, October 15, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ohio-community-colleges-announce-partnership-with-wgu.html