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 CourseTalk and edX Collaborate on Online Course Reviews Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/coursetalk-and-edx-collaborate-on-online-course-reviews-platform.html CourseTalk, the leading search and discovery platform for learners to explore the broadest array of online courses, announced today that it has been selected as edX’s ratings and review platform. Students will be able to read and write peer reviews for all of the online courses within the edX course catalogue enabling prospective students to have more information about each course and course series. ]]> Thursday, April 17, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/coursetalk-and-edx-collaborate-on-online-course-reviews-platform.html Study Shows Classroom Design Is Key in Enrollment Decisions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/study-shows-classroom-design-is-key-in-enrollment-decisions.html Classrooms have a larger influence over prospective students' enrollment decisions than university provided amenities such as dining and fitness facilities, according to a new study commissioned by Steelcase Education Solutions. While campus admissions materials emphasize new athletic facilities and elaborate dining halls, this study shows that these are not the most important campus assets to prospects ]]> Tuesday, April 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/study-shows-classroom-design-is-key-in-enrollment-decisions.html New Adaptive Learning Program from MindEdge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-adaptive-learning-program-from-mindedge.html MindEdge defines adaptive learning as learning that anticipates and meets the student's needs so that she or he learns more thoroughly. MindEdge’s adaptive learning plug-ins offer students diagnostic assessments that guide students through additional layers of content instruction which includes games, interactive exercises, video, and additional testing. The learning plug-ins cover each subject’s 20-30 most common pain points where students often struggle. ]]> Wednesday, April 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/new-adaptive-learning-program-from-mindedge.html Web App Aims To Help Students Graduate on Time http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/web-app-aims-to-help-students-graduate-on-time.html As college costs soar nationwide, a Pittsburgh company has launched a new, first-of-its-kind web application that aims to help students become more self-aware, select the right classes and majors, manage their online reputations, graduate from college in four years, and start on fulfilling career paths. ]]> Tuesday, April 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/web-app-aims-to-help-students-graduate-on-time.html Ellucian® Solution Enables Data Informed Decisions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--solution-enables-data-informed-decisions.html Ellucian announced the general availability of Ellucian® Institutional Performance Management, the industry's first end-to-end action-based performance management solution. Increasing accountability pressures, and performance-based funding, are pushing institutions to elevate their data and business intelligence tools into actionable and traceable information that can improve outcomes. ]]> Monday, April 07, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--solution-enables-data-informed-decisions.html Ellucian, Cornerstone OnDemand Help Transform HR Initiatives http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--cornerstone-ondemand-help-transform-hr-initiatives.html Cornerstone and Ellucian have collaborated to help many leading colleges and universities successfully transform their HR and employee management and development initiatives through use of the Ellucian Talent Management Suite, powered by Cornerstone OnDemand, and an integration with Banner Human Resources, an Ellucian solution for core HR activities. ]]> Wednesday, April 02, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--cornerstone-ondemand-help-transform-hr-initiatives.html Scenario Learning Expands the SafeColleges Higher Education Suite http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/scenario-learning-expands-the-safecolleges-higher-education-suite.html Scenario Learning announces it is expanding its higher education product line with two new online safety and compliance solutions. The SafeColleges suite now includes SafeColleges Alert, a safety incident reporting and tracking system, and SafeColleges SDS, a Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical inventory management system. ]]> Wednesday, April 02, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/scenario-learning-expands-the-safecolleges-higher-education-suite.html Unicon Implements Student Success Plan at Stanly Community College http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unicon-implements-student-success-plan-at-stanly-community-college.html Unicon, Inc. has successfully implemented the Student Success Plan (SSP) at Stanly Community College (SCC). SSP is a holistic intervention coaching and counseling model, with case management software, featuring a modern toolset for integrated planning and advising. Unicon integrated SSP with MoodleTM, SCC's learning management system (LMS). ]]> Wednesday, April 02, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unicon-implements-student-success-plan-at-stanly-community-college.html Kaltura Publishes Survey Analyzing the Impact of Video on Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaltura-publishes-survey-analyzing-the-impact-of-video-on-education.html Kaltura Inc., the leading open source video platform, published today the inaugural State of Video in Education report, the most definitive and comprehensive international study to date on the use of video in education. Respondents showed dramatic consensus that video improves learning outcomes and the overall student experience, and also has positive impact on student enrollment and retention. ]]> Monday, March 31, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaltura-publishes-survey-analyzing-the-impact-of-video-on-education.html ConnectYard Partners with Pearson http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/connectyard-partners-with-pearson.html ConnectYard has been working closely with Pearson since May 2013 to deliver its private and secure social engagement platform to Pearson LearningStudio customers, enabling them to reach students with course-level and campus-wide notifications via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, personal email accounts, institutional email accounts and text messaging. ]]> Thursday, March 27, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/connectyard-partners-with-pearson.html Lucid Software Donates Multi-Million Dollar License to Utah Schools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/lucid-software-donates-multi-million-dollar-license-to-utah-schools.html The Utah State Office of Education, the Utah Education Network and Utah System of Higher Education in partnership with local company, Lucid Software, are pleased to announce an agreement to provide premium software packages at no cost to all Utah public schools, colleges and universities. ]]> Tuesday, March 25, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/lucid-software-donates-multi-million-dollar-license-to-utah-schools.html City College of San Francisco Partners with Ellucian http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/city-college-of-san-francisco-partners-with-ellucian.html City College of San Francisco expects to make great strides in improving student services by partnering with Ellucian®; a critical step that could help the college retain its accreditation. Ellucian is providing on-site technical expertise and support to help make processes at the college more efficient and productive. The company also is providing 24/7 help desk support for the college's 90,000 students. ]]> Monday, March 10, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/city-college-of-san-francisco-partners-with-ellucian.html EdX Announces New Membership Structure http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/edx-announces-new-membership-structure.html EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community. ]]> Thursday, March 06, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/edx-announces-new-membership-structure.html Ellucian® and National Student Clearinghouse® Partner on eTranscripts http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--and-national-student-clearinghouse--partner-on-etranscripts.html Ellucian® and the National Student Clearinghouse® announced the delivery of Ellucian eTranscripts, an interface that automates the time-consuming administrative tasks required to process and release transcripts, reducing the workload of the registrar's office and improving the service quality to students and alumni. ]]> Saturday, March 01, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian--and-national-student-clearinghouse--partner-on-etranscripts.html PGA TOUR, CDW Announce Return of ShotLink Intelligence Prize http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pga-tour--cdw-announce-return-of-shotlink-intelligence-prize.html The ShotLink Intelligence Prize, a competition developed jointly by the PGA TOUR and official technology partner CDW that challenges academics to find the best new application of ShotLink statistics, is returning in 2014 with an increased prize of $30,000 in technology from CDW for the winning paper. ]]> Monday, February 17, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pga-tour--cdw-announce-return-of-shotlink-intelligence-prize.html Pioneer Institutions Join Civitas Learning in Using Advanced Analytics http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pioneer-institutions-join-civitas-learning-in-using-advanced-analytics.html Together with Civitas Learning and its data analytics and application suite, 24 higher ed institutions will work to gain greater understanding of student journeys through their institutions and use these insights to guide interventions; power applications for advisors, faculty, and students; and inform effective practices and policy. ]]> Saturday, February 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pioneer-institutions-join-civitas-learning-in-using-advanced-analytics.html BenQ Education Outreach Program Brings Color Proofing Monitors to College Campuses http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/benq-education-outreach-program-brings-color-proofing-monitors-to-college-campuses.html BenQ America Corp. announced an Education Outreach Program to help campuses put the latest color management monitor technologies into the hands of students and instructors. BenQ has donated the company's new PG2401PT certified color management monitor to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), Clemson University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - putting professional-grade color accuracy into the hands of tomorrow's creative specialists. ]]> Tuesday, February 11, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/benq-education-outreach-program-brings-color-proofing-monitors-to-college-campuses.html XanEdu Delivers EdSphere to College Classrooms http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/xanedu-delivers-edsphere-to-college-classrooms.html MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced their partnership with XanEdu, the leading innovator of custom course materials and textbooks. XanEdu is now offering MetaMetrics' personalized learning platform, EdSphere®, as part of its suite of college based literacy products. ]]> Monday, February 10, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/xanedu-delivers-edsphere-to-college-classrooms.html Use of Free or Low-Cost Course Materials Slow to Catch On http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/use-of-free-or-low-cost-course-materials-slow-to-catch-on.html A study released today of a statewide effort in Washington to offer free or reduced-cost course materials for the most popular community college courses shows that many students and faculty are not using the materials, despite the potential for substantial cost savings. ]]> Sunday, February 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/use-of-free-or-low-cost-course-materials-slow-to-catch-on.html Big Data Predictive Analytics Comes to Academic and Nonprofit Institutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/big-data-predictive-analytics-comes-to-academic-and-nonprofit-institutions.html Revolution Analytics announced the launch of an Academic Institution Program and a Public Service Program. The new programs provide educational and nonprofit institutions with full access to Revolution R Enterprise (RRE), the company’s flagship Big Data predictive analytics software, for a yearly licensing fee of $999, which includes a license for unlimited users and general support. ]]> Saturday, February 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/big-data-predictive-analytics-comes-to-academic-and-nonprofit-institutions.html