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 Learnosity and Junction Education Collaborate on Course Delivery Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/learnosity-and-junction-education-collaborate-on-course-delivery-platform.html Learnosity and Junction Education announced a new strategic partnership. Junction Education joins a rapidly expanding list of key players in the education and training industry choosing to build assessment solutions with Learnosity’s market leading software. The partnership will see Junction Education implement Learnosity’s software for creating and delivering technology-enhanced question types into their course delivery platform. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/learnosity-and-junction-education-collaborate-on-course-delivery-platform.html Pearson Unveils Competency-Based Education Playbook http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-unveils-competency-based-education-playbook.html Pearson today launched theCBE Playbook-a framework to help higher education leaders think about, organize, and manage the many phases and decisions involved in developing a successful CBE program. The core of the playbook is seven workstreams that organize the areas of functional decision-making and effort required to launch a CBE program. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-unveils-competency-based-education-playbook.html Ilume Learning Launches a Unique, Free Tool for Course Creation http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ilume-learning-launches-a-unique--free-tool-for-course-creation.html After several years in development, Co-Founder and CEO Peter Quandt said Illume is now open to the public and encouraged the press and university instructors to view it at www.illumelearning.org. Illume is a unique and free tool that allows university instructors to treamline the process of course development and learning material selection... ]]> Saturday, January 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ilume-learning-launches-a-unique--free-tool-for-course-creation.html Infinite Campus Brings LMS Flexibility with IMS Global Certification http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/infinite-campus-brings-lms-flexibility-with-ims-global-certification.html Infinite Campus now offers two Learning Management System (LMS) options: 1) native LMS functionality within its core student information system (SIS), and 2) a connection to third party LMS products using the IMS One Roster API. Districts can use both methods simultaneously, giving them the most features, flexibility and ease of use at the lowest total cost of ownership. ]]> Saturday, January 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/infinite-campus-brings-lms-flexibility-with-ims-global-certification.html Eduventures’ Announces Higher Education Predictions for 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/eduventures--announces-higher-education-predictions-for-2016.html Eduventures, Inc., the leadinEduventures, Inc.g research and advisory firm that is focused exclusively on analyzing the forces that are transforming higher education, today revealed its top predictions for 2016, providing perspective on long-term industry trends and highlighting new themes that will play an cimportant role in the future of higher education. ]]> Tuesday, January 05, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/eduventures--announces-higher-education-predictions-for-2016.html Ellucian, Amazon Web Services Collaborate on Cloud-based Solutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--amazon-web-services-collaborate-on-cloud-based-solutions.html Ellucian announced that the company has further strengthened its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), including offering many of Ellucian’s higher education solutions as cloud-enabled. Moving forward, Ellucian will leverage the AWS Cloud to power many of its cloud offerings, from ERP to Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) for higher education, for the more than 2,400 colleges and universities it serves around the world. ]]> Saturday, January 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--amazon-web-services-collaborate-on-cloud-based-solutions.html Columbus State CC, Graduation Alliance Launch Adult Career Diploma Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/columbus-state-cc--graduation-alliance-launch-adult-career-diploma-program.html ]]> Wednesday, December 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/columbus-state-cc--graduation-alliance-launch-adult-career-diploma-program.html NMC Awarded $3.2 Million Grant in Personalized Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nmc-awarded--3-2-million-grant-in-personalized-learning.html The New Media Consortium (NMC), an international not-for profit organization focused on educational innovation, has received a major grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead a postsecondary initiative in personalized learning. The NMC will promote the adoption of high-quality personalized learning solutions, including courseware and integrated planning and advising services, to colleges and universities across the US. ]]> Thursday, November 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nmc-awarded--3-2-million-grant-in-personalized-learning.html 87% of College Students Perform Better with Access to Data Analytics http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/87--of-college-students-perform-better-with-access-to-data-analytics.html According to "The Impact of Technology on College Student Study Habits," the third report in an annual series conducted by McGraw-Hill Education and fielded by Hanover Research, 87% of college students report that having access to data analytics regarding their academic performance can have a positive impact on their learning experience. ]]> Saturday, October 31, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/87--of-college-students-perform-better-with-access-to-data-analytics.html Becker College as Beta Partner for Ellucian Brainstorm http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/becker-college-as-beta-partner-for-ellucian-brainstorm.html Ellucian announced Becker College as a beta partner for Ellucian Brainstorm, the company’s new solution for helping higher education institutions support their competency-based education programs. Under this partnership, Becker College will use Ellucian Brainstorm to power certificate programs in its Center for Accelerated & Professional Studies adult curricula. ]]> Saturday, October 31, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/becker-college-as-beta-partner-for-ellucian-brainstorm.html Over 40 Institutions To Implement Jenzabar JX Modules http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/over-40-institutions-to-implement-jenzabar-jx-modules.html Over 40 institutions are currently implementing a Jenzabar JX module. The latest Jenzabar JX module released is the Jenzabar Strategic Enrollment Management CRM, with 24 institutions deployed or in progress to implement. Jenzabar JX Advancement and Jenzabar JX A/R Management have also been released. ]]> Saturday, October 31, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/over-40-institutions-to-implement-jenzabar-jx-modules.html ShareStream Introduces Analytics Dashboards for Media Content http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sharestream-introduces-analytics-dashboards-for-media-content.html ShareStream unveiled a series of analytics dashboards and reporting APIs that provide institutions of higher education with an easy-to-use solution for analyzing data on the use of video and audio assets for education and campus communications. ShareStream’s new analytics functionality is included for no additional fee in all ShareStream Video Platform licenses. ]]> Wednesday, October 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sharestream-introduces-analytics-dashboards-for-media-content.html CampusQuad Expands Student Success Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/campusquad-expands-student-success-platform.html CampusQuad, Inc. creators of mobile student engagement technology, today announced the expansion of its Student Success Platform. Unveiled at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, the launch features three core products: CQ Current, a new data integration engine; CQ Effect, a new real-time engagement analytics dashboard and content publishing tool; and CQ Connect, an enhanced mobile student experience. ]]> Tuesday, October 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/campusquad-expands-student-success-platform.html Ellucian New Release of Banner Human Resources http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-new-release-of-banner-human-resources.html Ellucian announced the new release of Banner® Human Resources, the next generation of its comprehensive human resources, payroll, and position control solution that helps institutions support every aspect of the employee lifecycle. Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, is a development partner and has plans to go live in 2016 on the new version of Banner HR, which benefits from Ellucian’s Extensible Ecosystem (XE). ]]> Tuesday, October 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-new-release-of-banner-human-resources.html Higher Ed Institutions Choosing Jenzabar EX http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/higher-ed-institutions-choosing-jenzabar-ex.html Jenzabar, Inc. welcomes eight institutions to its Jenzabar EX client community so far this year. Jenzabar’s growing community is attributed to the company’s proven ability to deliver modern tools that contribute to student success, such as a mobile interface, web analytics, and personalized programs and solutions. ]]> Tuesday, October 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/higher-ed-institutions-choosing-jenzabar-ex.html Unit4 Deliver Next-Generation Student Information System http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unit4-deliver-next-generation-student-information-system.html Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, today announced its new student information system (SIS), Unit4 Student Management. The new solution will change the way education institutions attract, manage and support students throughout their lifecycle. It addresses a pressing need for innovation in the SIS market which has not seen a new and innovative end-to-end solution in over a decade. ]]> Tuesday, October 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unit4-deliver-next-generation-student-information-system.html Saint Leo U Equips Classrooms with MimioDisplay http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/saint-leo-u-equips-classrooms-with-mimiodisplay.html Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu), a leading Catholic teaching institution in Florida, is a case in point: to engage students via the tools they regularly use outside the classroom, the university has equipped 22 classrooms in its newest building, Kirk Hall, with the MimioDisplay™ LED touch display. ]]> Monday, October 26, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/saint-leo-u-equips-classrooms-with-mimiodisplay.html Ellucian's Higher Education Data Model http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-s-higher-education-data-model.html Ellucian announced a new, patent pending, data model for colleges and universities built to help evolve how they deliver on their mission by improving how data is shared. The data model, which will integrate Ellucian solutions and partner solutions, culls data from various software platforms so that it can be transformed into a comprehensive, high-definition snapshot of the student and track progress from recruitment to career placement. ]]> Tuesday, October 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-s-higher-education-data-model.html Vernier, LabArchives Streamline Data Collection for Higher Ed Students http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vernier--labarchives-streamline-data-collection-for-higher-ed-students.html Vernier Software & Technology and LabArchives®, the leading Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), have partnered to streamline the data-collection process for higher education students. New system features allow students to directly export data from Vernier Logger Pro software to LabArchives ELN, ... ]]> Wednesday, October 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vernier--labarchives-streamline-data-collection-for-higher-ed-students.html Myverse Launches Free Tool Matching High School Students To Successful Career Paths http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/myverse-launches-free-tool-matching-high-school-students-to-successful-career-paths.html Two of the biggest issues facing higher education institutions are the 48% dropout rate within the first two years of college and the increasing cost and difficulty of recruiting students. The good news is that there is a solution. Myverse, a start-up based in San Jose, CA, now matches high school students to careers. ]]> Tuesday, September 29, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/myverse-launches-free-tool-matching-high-school-students-to-successful-career-paths.html