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 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 Pearson, Unizin Consortium Partner To Provide Affordable Digital Course Content http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson--unizin-consortium-partner-to-provide-affordable-digital-course-content.html Pearson and Unizin, Ltd. announced a partnership to increase access to affordable digital course materials to college students on the first day of class. Utilizing Unizin’s All Students Acquire model and leveraging Pearson’s Digital Direct Access (DDA) model, Unizin can provide its member institutions with Pearson’s high-quality eTextbook catalog at significant cost savings. ]]> Tuesday, October 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson--unizin-consortium-partner-to-provide-affordable-digital-course-content.html Ed Map and OpenStax Join Forces http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ed-map-and-openstax-join-forces.html Ed Map, Inc.announced a new partnership with OpenStax. Under the agreement, Ed Map will offer OpenStax print and digital textbooks alongside more traditional publisher print, eBooks and adaptive courseware. With this deal, Ed Map further strengthens its Integrated Content Network of partners and provides materials that meet the enterprise-wide needs of its institutional customers. ]]> Tuesday, October 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ed-map-and-openstax-join-forces.html Professors See Benefits with Digital Course Materials http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/professors-see-benefits-with-digital-course-materials.html Pearson announced key findings of its "Digital appetite vs. what's on the table: Student attitudes toward digital course materials in 2016" survey of learners, educators and administrators. The survey revealed that educators see benefits for their students who have shifted to digital course materials and see this shift to digital as important to solving challenges in the education system. ]]> Monday, October 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/professors-see-benefits-with-digital-course-materials.html rSmart Partners with eThink Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-partners-with-ethink-education.html 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. ]]> Saturday, October 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-partners-with-ethink-education.html Carlow University Selects Schoology LMS http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/carlow-university-selects-schoology-lms.html 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. ]]> Wednesday, September 28, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/carlow-university-selects-schoology-lms.html Students Want Classroom Technology That Is Interactive, Engaging http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/students-want-classroom-technology-that-is-interactive--engaging.html 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®. ]]> Thursday, September 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/students-want-classroom-technology-that-is-interactive--engaging.html UC Davis Improves Affordability Through Digital Delivery of Course Materials http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uc-davis-improves-affordability-through-digital-delivery-of-course-materials.html 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. ]]> Monday, September 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uc-davis-improves-affordability-through-digital-delivery-of-course-materials.html Pearson, Follett Partner To Offer Pearson's Digital Direct Access Model http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson--follett-partner-to-offer-pearson-s-digital-direct-access-model.html 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. ]]> Tuesday, September 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson--follett-partner-to-offer-pearson-s-digital-direct-access-model.html East Central University's New Pitsco Maker Space Lab http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/east-central-university-s-new-pitsco-maker-space-lab.html 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. ]]> Wednesday, September 07, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/east-central-university-s-new-pitsco-maker-space-lab.html Qualcomm and Virginia Tech Open Thinkabit Lab http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/qualcomm-and-virginia-tech-open-thinkabit-lab.html 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. ]]> Tuesday, September 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/qualcomm-and-virginia-tech-open-thinkabit-lab.html Lone Star College-Tomball Reports Improvements Through Pearson's GRIT™ Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/lone-star-college-tomball-reports-improvements-through-pearson-s-grit--program.html 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. ]]> Wednesday, August 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/lone-star-college-tomball-reports-improvements-through-pearson-s-grit--program.html Collabco Launches myday Personalized Academic Organizer http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-launches-myday-personalized-academic-organizer.html 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. ]]> Monday, August 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-launches-myday-personalized-academic-organizer.html Quality Matters To Serve as Quality Assurance Entity on EQUIP Project http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/quality-matters-to-serve-as-quality-assurance-entity-on-equip-project.html 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). ]]> Tuesday, August 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/quality-matters-to-serve-as-quality-assurance-entity-on-equip-project.html Kentucky State University Partners with Pearson http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kentucky-state-university-partners-with-pearson.html Pearson announced its partnership with Kentucky State University (KSU) to launch Digital Direct Access, an industry leading model which digitally delivers high-quality course materials to students. The significant cost savings of this program has enabled KSU to announce that every student will receive a scholarship covering the full cost of digital course materials, beginning in the fall 2016 semester. ]]> Thursday, August 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kentucky-state-university-partners-with-pearson.html Barnes & Noble Education Extends Relationship with OpenStax http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-extends-relationship-with-openstax.html 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. ]]> Tuesday, August 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-extends-relationship-with-openstax.html SIU Selects OneCampus from rSmart http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/siu-selects-onecampus-from-rsmart.html 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. ]]> Thursday, August 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/siu-selects-onecampus-from-rsmart.html