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 Kaplan University Incorporates Gamification http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaplan-university-incorporates-gamification.html 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. ]]> Wednesday, June 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaplan-university-incorporates-gamification.html More Than 30 Colleges and Universities Partner with Pearson http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/more-than-30-colleges-and-universities-partner-with-pearson.html Pearson announced partnerships with more than 30 colleges and universities to deliver digital course materials to students through a variety of delivery models, most working through campus bookstores. Through these digital delivery models, Pearson is collaborating with institutions that are committed to providing students with access to high-quality, affordable content on the first day of class ... ]]> Wednesday, June 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/more-than-30-colleges-and-universities-partner-with-pearson.html New Jenzabar Partnership Brings Online Presentation Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-jenzabar-partnership-brings-online-presentation-platform.html Jenzabar®, Inc.announced a partnership with KnowledgeVision Systems, the leader in multimedia online presentation technology. The partnership brings a new presentation experience to higher education. Knovio® Pro by KnowledgeVision is a quick and easy way to create a video online presentation with a PowerPoint presentation deck and a webcam, microphone, or smartphone. ]]> Wednesday, June 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-jenzabar-partnership-brings-online-presentation-platform.html Barnes & Noble Education To Operate 14 Campus Bookstores http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-to-operate-14-campus-bookstores.html Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) today announced that 14 colleges and universities have selected Barnes & Noble College as their partner of choice to operate their campus bookstores. The 14 new contracts represent 23 new campus and virtual bookstores. The schools represent a projected additional 140,000 students and their faculty. ]]> Sunday, May 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-to-operate-14-campus-bookstores.html Cengage Learning Sells More Digital Units Than Print Textbooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/cengage-learning-sells-more-digital-units-than-print-textbooks.html For its fiscal year 2016, Cengage Learning reported that digital unit sales outpaced print textbook sales for the first time, denoting a significant milestone for the Company. For the 12 months ending March 31, 2016, Cengage Learning activated 3.5 million digital student experiences, up 12% from the prior year. ]]> Sunday, May 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/cengage-learning-sells-more-digital-units-than-print-textbooks.html Sycamore Education Adds Google Classroom Coursework Integration; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sycamore-education-adds-google-classroom-coursework-integration-.html Sycamore Education has increased its integration with Google Apps for Education. The newest integration, Google Classroom Coursework (later referred to as Coursework), allows data involving assignments and grades to be synced from Google Classroom into Sycamore’s PK-12 education solution, Sycamore School. ]]> Monday, May 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sycamore-education-adds-google-classroom-coursework-integration-.html NMC Report from the 'Personalized Learning & Student Success Summit' http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nmc-report-from-the--personalized-learning---student-success-summit-.html The New Media Consortium (NMC) hosted the Personalized Learning & Student Success Summit at SXSWedu on March 7-9 in Austin, Texas. The summit served as a call-to-action for education leaders to first imagine if and then commit to trying new, evidence-driven to bolster student success for first generation and low-income students in higher education. ]]> Thursday, May 05, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nmc-report-from-the--personalized-learning---student-success-summit-.html Pearson and General Assembly To Provide Online Courses in 21st Century Skills http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-general-assembly-to-provide-online-courses-in-21st-century-skills.html Pearson announced it is now able to offer colleges and universities mentor-led online courses from General Assembly (GA), the global education company specializing in the most in-demand skills. GA's skills-focused courses in the areas of digital marketing, web development, user experience design, and data analytics are designed to increase learners' employability... ]]> Tuesday, April 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-general-assembly-to-provide-online-courses-in-21st-century-skills.html Pearson Partners with Mathspace http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-partners-with-mathspace.html Pearson announced an exclusive partnership with Mathspace to integrate new Workspace Assignments solution into MyMathLab and MyStatLab online homework, tutorial and assessment technologies. Mathspace's technology collects data at multiple points within a math question, and uses this data to create a highly personalized and engaging learning experience for each student. ]]> Wednesday, April 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-partners-with-mathspace.html Pearson and Flatiron School Partner To Provide "Coding BootCamp" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-flatiron-school-partner-to-provide--coding-bootcamp-.html Through a new partnership between Pearson and Flatiron School, college and university students can participate in an on-campus "Coding Bootcamp" to build the skills that lead to high-paying jobs. Through the partnership, learners will have access to a full-time, 800-hour training program in high-demand software development skills that precisely simulate a professional coder's environment. ]]> Wednesday, April 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-flatiron-school-partner-to-provide--coding-bootcamp-.html Ellucian Makes New Investments in Customer and Partner Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-makes-new-investments-in-customer-and-partner-success.html Ellucian announced new investments in its client support program, which includes a customer service management (CSM) program, an online discussion forum called eCommunities and eSearch, a self-service search function. The addition of these customer investments strengthens the robust Ellucian Customer Success Program... ]]> Tuesday, April 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-makes-new-investments-in-customer-and-partner-success.html Graduation Alliance’s Diploma Program Expands http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/graduation-alliance-s-diploma-program-expands.html To better prepare future graduates for opportunities after high school, Graduation Alliance announces its collaboration with ACT to offer the WorkKeys job skill tests and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as part of its diploma program. WorkKeys and NCRC certification are the first in a series of stackable credentials that will be offered by Graduation Alliance to prepare students for opportunities in the high demand fields ]]> Monday, April 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/graduation-alliance-s-diploma-program-expands.html vibeffect Index Reveals Career College Students Are Higher Thrivers Than Four-Year Peers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-index-reveals-career-college-students-are-higher-thrivers-than-four-year-peers.html vibeffect announces the results of its inaugural Career College Optimizer Index (CCOI), a validated, multi-dimensional indicator to measure consumer confidence across the nation’s career-focused learning institutions. The results show that 32% of students are considered “high-thriving” in career colleges. This compares favorably to their peers in traditional four-year colleges where 19% are considered high-thriving. ]]> Saturday, April 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-index-reveals-career-college-students-are-higher-thrivers-than-four-year-peers.html Wheaton College Overhauls LMS with Schoology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/wheaton-college-overhauls-lms-with-schoology.html Wheaton College has implemented Schoology as its new learning management system (LMS). The five-year contract makes Schoology available to more than 2,500 Wheaton College students and the institution's academic, extracurricular and administrative branches. ]]> Wednesday, April 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/wheaton-college-overhauls-lms-with-schoology.html Nebraska Book Company and RedShelf Partner on Digital Textbooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nebraska-book-company-and-redshelf-partner-on-digital-textbooks.html Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of products and services to over 2,000 independent college retailers across the country, and RedShelf, a primary supplier and one of the fastest-growing distributors of digital learning materials in the U.S., today announced a new strategic partnership that will accelerate access to affordable e-textbooks for collegiate students and drive growth for independent higher education retailers. ]]> Tuesday, April 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nebraska-book-company-and-redshelf-partner-on-digital-textbooks.html Pearson and Capella Partner To Issue Digital Badges, http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-capella-partner-to-issue-digital-badges-.html Pearson is collaborating with Capella University to issue digital badges for students completing the online university's National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security designated master's program. Capella University is one of the first online universities to leverage Pearson's Acclaim digital badging platform... ]]> Wednesday, April 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-capella-partner-to-issue-digital-badges-.html Pearson To Provide Managed Services to Community Colleges http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-to-provide-managed-services-to-community-colleges.html To provide community college leaders with the resources to help more individuals accomplish their learning and life goals, Pearson today announced comprehensive managed services designed to recruit, support and retain students. ]]> Monday, April 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-to-provide-managed-services-to-community-colleges.html Pearson Releases New Educator Case Studies http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-releases-new-educator-case-studies.html Pearson announced today the availability of the 2016 Science and Engineering White Paper with Educator Case Studies and Implementation Worksheets. The report details the results of successful Mastering and MyReadinessTest implementations, offers best practices, and combines the Implementation Planning Toolkit and the Results White Paper. T ]]> Wednesday, March 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-releases-new-educator-case-studies.html Pearson Highlights Improved Learner Outcomes in College and Career Readiness http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-highlights-improved-learner-outcomes-in-college-and-career-readiness.html Pearson today unveiled the 2016 College and Career Readiness White Paper featuring case studies demonstrating educational best practices and improved readiness, retention, and employability results at institutions using MyFoundationsLab, MyStudentSuccessLab, Pearson Writer and Smarthinking. ]]> Monday, March 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-highlights-improved-learner-outcomes-in-college-and-career-readiness.html The Charles A. Dana Center at UT Austin and Pearson Launch New Mathways Project Courses http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-charles-a--dana-center-at-ut-austin-and-pearson-launch-new-mathways-project-courses.html Pearson announced the availability of two new New Mathways Project's digital courses, MyMathLab™ for Quantitative Reasoning and MyStatLab™ for Statistical Reasoning developed in partnership with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin. The NMP provides a systemic effort to support community colleges in implementing multiple math pathways... ]]> Thursday, March 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-charles-a--dana-center-at-ut-austin-and-pearson-launch-new-mathways-project-courses.html