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 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 Ellucian Brainstorm™ Used for Competency-Based Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-brainstorm--used-for-competency-based-education.html Ellucian announced the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) as one of the first beta partners for Ellucian Brainstorm™, the company’s new cloud-based solution for helping higher education institutions support its competency-based education programs. The university will use Ellucian Brainstorm™ to power its Extended Academic Programs (EAP). ]]> Monday, September 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-brainstorm--used-for-competency-based-education.html College Students Reliant on Laptops http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/college-students-reliant-on-laptops.html According to a new Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Pearson, seven in 10 students agree that tablets help learners study more efficiently, and that tablets will effectively replace textbooks as we know them within five years. The study found that 52 percent of college students own tablets, up from 45 percent a year ago. Ownership of smartphones has stabilized at 85 percent and laptops at 88 percent. ]]> Wednesday, September 23, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/college-students-reliant-on-laptops.html UBS Announces The TalentED Project To Drive College Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ubs-announces-the-talented-project-to-drive-college-success.html UBS announced today a $2 million commitment to launch The TalentED Project, a new initiative aimed at increasing college success through strategic partnerships with the Tennessee College Access & Success Network (TCASN) and Discovery Education. The TalentED Project is an innovative technology-based solution, designed to increase the recruitment of high-potential, lower-income, first-generation college students ]]> Saturday, September 19, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ubs-announces-the-talented-project-to-drive-college-success.html Muzzy Lane, Excelsior College Bring Game-based Learning to Coursework http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/muzzy-lane--excelsior-college-bring-game-based-learning-to-coursework.html Excelsior College and Muzzy Lane have announced an agreement that will integrate gaming and advanced simulations in up to five Excelsior courses over the coming year. The agreement is part of the College's strategic effort to integrate game-based learning across the curriculum. ]]> Tuesday, September 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/muzzy-lane--excelsior-college-bring-game-based-learning-to-coursework.html New Alliance Partnership Formed Between EvaluationKIT and Instructure http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-alliance-partnership-formed-between-evaluationkit-and-instructure.html EvaluationKIT has joined the highest Instructure partnership tier as an Alliance Partner, empowering the two companies to work more closely than ever in meeting the needs of Canvas clients. Through this partnership, institutions can now benefit from a seamless integrated solution that aims to improve how they gather and implement student feedback directly within Canvas. ]]> Wednesday, September 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-alliance-partnership-formed-between-evaluationkit-and-instructure.html Pearson Extends Partnership with Knowledge Factor http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-extends-partnership-with-knowledge-factor.html Pearson announced an extended partnership with Knowledge Factor, Inc., the developers of amplifire – the learning software underlying the Dynamic Study Modules learning tools within Pearson’s MyLab™ & Mastering™ technologies, enabling educators to continuously assess learners’ performance and activity and leverage data and analytics to personalize content in real time... ]]> Wednesday, August 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-extends-partnership-with-knowledge-factor.html vibeffect Launches Digital Assessment Tool To Predict Student Thriving http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-launches-digital-assessment-tool-to-predict-student-thriving.html vibeffect announces the launch of vibePrimer, a digital assessment product that predicts features of a college environment where a student is most likely to thrive. This proven predictive model offers families a better decision-making framework to help students succeed academically, socially and personally and ultimately graduate. ]]> Wednesday, August 05, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-launches-digital-assessment-tool-to-predict-student-thriving.html