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 TeamDynamix Platform Experiences 3x Growth http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-platform-experiences-3x-growth.html TeamDynamix – which provides a SaaS-based work management platform built exclusively for higher education – has seen campus-wide adoption of its enterprise service management applications triple in the last 12 months and use of the online portal double, as colleges try to keep pace with the increased demand for self-service and shared knowledge. ]]> Thursday, February 23, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-platform-experiences-3x-growth.html Underperforming Students Get More Out of Dashboards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/underperforming-students-get-more-out-of-dashboards.html Educational dashboards that report course progress to students are likely more motivating for the underperforming set than for those who are doing well, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan and Blackboard. At the same time, students at all performance levels said they found the dashboard feedback useful, and that they'd appreciate continuous access to it. ]]> Thursday, February 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/underperforming-students-get-more-out-of-dashboards.html rSmart Experiences Rapid Growth in 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-experiences-rapid-growth-in-2016.html In 2016, the widespread adoption of OneCampus in public and private colleges and universities allowed rSmart’s client roster to grow by more than 100 percent. OneCampus now serves almost 1 million students and faculty across the United States. Further, rSmart has expanded its reach with its first sale in Canada in 2016. ]]> Wednesday, February 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-experiences-rapid-growth-in-2016.html McGraw-Hill Education Launches Connect2 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-launches-connect2.html McGraw-Hill Education announced the launch of Connect2, an innovative new course design, management and delivery solution for higher education instructors. Initially available outside of the United States, Connect2 offers instructors a complete, fully customizable course framework to build and manage their courses, together with advanced data analytics and a dynamic adaptive learning system for students. ]]> Tuesday, January 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-launches-connect2.html Canvas Joins Forces with Portfolium http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-joins-forces-with-portfolium.html Portfolium, a cloud-based platform empowering students with lifelong opportunities to capture, curate, and convert skills into job offers, and Canvas by Instructure announced today that they have partnered to connect learning with career opportunity. Portfolium will offer a public, searchable profile to integrate with students’ private Canvas profiles. ]]> Tuesday, January 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-joins-forces-with-portfolium.html TeamDynamix Achieves Customer Growth Milestones http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-achieves-customer-growth-milestones.html TeamDynamix – which offers SaaS based work management software for higher education colleges and universities – hit 37 percent year-over-year growth in its customer base during 2016. TeamDynamix (TDX) has also increased its capacity to focus on product development and managed services to help its customers provide better support to students, faculty, and staff. ]]> Tuesday, January 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-achieves-customer-growth-milestones.html Canvas Integrates with New Credly Rules Engine http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-integrates-with-new-credly-rules-engine.html Credly, in partnership with Canvas announced the launch of a powerful new application that enables education providers to award digital badges to students as they master critical skills or competencies within courses or training programs. Credly Learning Edition for Canvas allows schools to design rule-based pathways that trigger the award of digital badges which can be showcased and used by students... ]]> Saturday, January 14, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-integrates-with-new-credly-rules-engine.html Collabco Pilot Program Helps Schools Offer a Digital Campus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-pilot-program-helps-schools-offer-a-digital-campus.html Collabco, an education development software company, helps colleges and universities with student engagement by providing myday, a personalized student dashboard that works on any device and helps build student engagement by keeping students connected to their schools. ]]> Wednesday, January 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-pilot-program-helps-schools-offer-a-digital-campus.html Panopto Introduces Easiest Way To Create Interactive Video Quizzes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/panopto-introduces-easiest-way-to-create-interactive-video-quizzes.html Panopto announced the latest release of its enterprise video platform. The release continues Panopto's focus on interactive video with the introduction of a new quizzing tool. Also included in the release are new video editing capabilities, inside-video search for German and Spanish, enhanced webcasting to mobile devices, and improvements to video captioning. ]]> Wednesday, January 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/panopto-introduces-easiest-way-to-create-interactive-video-quizzes.html Washington U Selects OneCampus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/washington-u-selects-onecampus.html Washington University in St. Louis has a broad web landscape with almost every school, department, and target audience having a dedicated website. With so many sources available, finding information and resources quickly has been challenging, which is why the university is turning to OneCampus from rSmart® to provide end-users with an easy-to-navigate, customizable next generation portal. ]]> Thursday, December 15, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/washington-u-selects-onecampus.html Gale Launches Interactive Resources for Chem, Anatomy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/gale-launches-interactive-resources-for-chem--anatomy.html Gale, a Cengage company, has launched Gale Interactive: Chemistry and Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy for the academic market. Through innovative technology, these new digital resources combine Gale's curriculum-aligned research content with interactive 3D models from partner VIVED to help students understand science topics. ]]> Tuesday, December 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/gale-launches-interactive-resources-for-chem--anatomy.html 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