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 PearsonResearch Report Recommends Best Practices for Assessment in CBE http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearsonresearch-report-recommends-best-practices-for-assessment-in-cbe.html The report, “Measuring Mastery: Best Practices for Assessment in Competency-Based Education,” released by Pearson, explains how sound assessment principles and lessons learned can be applied to CBE programs. It posit that CBE’s long-term viability hinges on the credibility of these programs’ credentials in the eyes of employers. That credibility, in turn, depends on the quality of the assessments used to determine who earns a credential. ]]> Wednesday, May 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearsonresearch-report-recommends-best-practices-for-assessment-in-cbe.html Symplicity Unveils Apps To Improve Job Matching for Students and Recruiters http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/symplicity-unveils-apps-to-improve-job-matching-for-students-and-recruiters.html In an effort to streamline job recruitment for both recruiters and students, Symplicity today unveiled two new mobile applications – Careers by Symplicity, a strategic job-searching tool for students, and OneStop On Campus, an easy-to-use tool for recruiters that enhances their job fair experiences and outcomes. ]]> Wednesday, May 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/symplicity-unveils-apps-to-improve-job-matching-for-students-and-recruiters.html Pearson’s Active Learning Efficacy Report http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-s-active-learning-efficacy-report.html Pearson has released the report, Active Learning: Implementation Strategies for High Impact, which details the results following the implementation of four different models of learning: emporium/lab-based, blended/hybrid, flipped-classroom, and fully online. The report also provides compelling, data-supported research across a variety of disciplines. ]]> Monday, May 11, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-s-active-learning-efficacy-report.html Pexip® Showcases Virtual Collaboration, and Distance Learning Capabilities http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pexip--showcases-virtual-collaboration--and-distance-learning-capabilities.html Pexip®, a leading innovator in scalable, distributed videoconferencing software, today announced its participation at THETA 2015 with partner NEC. Held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Australia from May 11 - 13, THETA is one of the market's largest higher education events centered on promoting the technology partners and innovations that are transforming today's classroom experience. ]]> Thursday, May 07, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pexip--showcases-virtual-collaboration--and-distance-learning-capabilities.html Kaplan U Begins Offering Personalized Competency Reports http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaplan-u-begins-offering-personalized-competency-reports.html Kaplan University today announced that it has started providing its students with a personalized Competency Report. The report provides assessments of a student’s skill and knowledge demonstrated throughout his or her program(s) of study at the University. ]]> Tuesday, May 05, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kaplan-u-begins-offering-personalized-competency-reports.html Redesigning State Financial Aid http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/redesigning-state-financial-aid.html The Education Commission of the States, with support from USA Funds, is addressing student financial aid during a two-year, intensive project focused on bringing state financial aid policies in alignment with college completion goals. Through advancing principles to guide state aid policymaking, providing a 50-state policy database and supporting states through targeted technical assistance... ]]> Wednesday, April 29, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/redesigning-state-financial-aid.html Pearson Collaborates with PEAK Learning To Improve Learner Outcomes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-collaborates-with-peak-learning-to-improve-learner-outcomes.html Pearson is collaborating with PEAK Learning®, the world’s leader in assessing and strengthening human resilience within organizations, to equip learners with the GRIT-focused skills and mindset they need to secure successful, sustainable career opportunities that help them to make measurable progress in their lives. ]]> Monday, April 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-collaborates-with-peak-learning-to-improve-learner-outcomes.html Higher Ed Finds a Better Way To Implement Cloud Services http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/higher-ed-finds-a-better-way-to-implement-cloud-services.html Cloud applications are changing the way we compute: from storage and security, to collaboration, content and beyond, the cloud is providing new opportunities for higher education institutions to rethink and re-architect every aspect of their cyberinfrastructure. ]]> Saturday, April 25, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/higher-ed-finds-a-better-way-to-implement-cloud-services.html Community Colleges Expanded Role Into Awarding Bachelor's Degrees http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/community-colleges-expanded-role-into-awarding-bachelor-s-degrees.html Traditionally the domain of four-year institutions, a growing number of states now allow community colleges to award bachelor's degrees as one strategy to meet workforce demands, address affordability and increase access to educational opportunities. ]]> Tuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/community-colleges-expanded-role-into-awarding-bachelor-s-degrees.html McGraw-Hill Education Enabling Educators to Build Personalized Learning Experiences http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-enabling-educators-to-build-personalized-learning-experiences.html McGraw-Hill Education announced a commitment to open technology standards that will lower barriers to integration and allow anyone to build personalized learning experiences that integrate with the company's technologies. ]]> Saturday, April 11, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-enabling-educators-to-build-personalized-learning-experiences.html Arizona's Sun Corridor Network Announces Two 100 Gigabit Connections to Internet2 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/arizona-s-sun-corridor-network-announces-two-100-gigabit-connections-to-internet2.html The Sun Corridor Network, Arizona's high-speed research and education (R&E) network, is now providing 100 gigabit per second (100G) connections to Internet2, for academic researchers at Arizona State University (ASU), Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Arizona (UA). ]]> Wednesday, April 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/arizona-s-sun-corridor-network-announces-two-100-gigabit-connections-to-internet2.html ASU, Cengage Learning and Knewton To Develop Active Adaptive Learning Solution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/asu--cengage-learning-and-knewton-to-develop-active-adaptive-learning-solution.html Arizona State University (ASU), Cengage Learning and Knewton announced a partnership to co-develop new Active Adaptive learning solutions which leverage Knewton adaptive technology in brand new ways. The partners will co-develop a solution from the ground up utilizing cutting edge adaptive technology paired with best–in-class content and active learning activities... ]]> Tuesday, April 07, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/asu--cengage-learning-and-knewton-to-develop-active-adaptive-learning-solution.html NERCOMP Signs a Specialized Partnership Agreement with D2L http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nercomp-signs-a-specialized-partnership-agreement-with-d2l.html D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, the world's first integrated learning platform (ILP), announced it has signed a specialized partnership agreement with NERCOMP. The 284-member consortium for higher education organizations has partnered with Brightspace by D2L to support its members and address the growing need to move away from one-size-fits-all learning management systems. ]]> Saturday, April 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nercomp-signs-a-specialized-partnership-agreement-with-d2l.html Toolwire Launches Game-based Learning Products http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-launches-game-based-learning-products.html Toolwire today announced it will launch 80 new game-based learning products in 2015. Covering topics such as writing, student success skills, critical thinking, psychology and environmental science, these games will help higher education institutions engage and retain students within core general education courses. ]]> Thursday, April 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-launches-game-based-learning-products.html ASU Online Pilots Games for Environmental Science http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/asu-online-pilots-games-for-environmental-science.html Arizona State University, in its continued effort to innovate coursework in the online modality, announces a pilot of Environmental Science games at ASU Online. Within each of the five story-based games, students will take on several leadership roles, with increasing responsibility, to help a community address challenging environmental and sustainability issues ]]> Wednesday, April 01, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/asu-online-pilots-games-for-environmental-science.html PAR Framework, AIR Partner for Higher Ed Metrics and Measurement http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/par-framework--air-partner-for-higher-ed-metrics-and-measurement.html PAR Framework, Inc. announced a partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to extend higher education outcomes metrics and measurement efforts at the national policy level. This partnership will feature the active collaboration of more than 15 US post-secondary institutions focused on serving non-traditional student populations coming from the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. ]]> Tuesday, March 31, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/par-framework--air-partner-for-higher-ed-metrics-and-measurement.html Toolwire and Jones & Bartlett Learning Release Virtual Security Cloud Labs http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-and-jones---bartlett-learning-release-virtual-security-cloud-labs.html Toolwire and Jones & Bartlett Learning (JBL) today announced the release of several significant updates to their original, award winning Virtual Security Cloud Labs. JBL partnered with Toolwire in 2011 to develop the JBL Virtual Security Cloud Labs. Since then, these labs have been used to train more than 27,000 higher education students across more than 90 institutions. ]]> Thursday, March 26, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-and-jones---bartlett-learning-release-virtual-security-cloud-labs.html Think Through Math Announces Post-Secondary Math Product http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/think-through-math-announces-post-secondary-math-product.html Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math (TTM), launched a higher education version of their award-winning web-based math instructional system. The new version of the product is designed specifically to support students entering college who require additional foundational math skills to be ready for college-level mathematics. ]]> Tuesday, March 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/think-through-math-announces-post-secondary-math-product.html Jenzabar Closes 76 Higher Education Deals in 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-closes-76-higher-education-deals-in-2014.html Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today that in 2014 the company achieved 96 deals including 20 Jenzabar Student Information Systems (SIS), 46 Cloud and Managed Services contracts, as well as 13 Recruitment and 17 Retention selections. ]]> Tuesday, March 03, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-closes-76-higher-education-deals-in-2014.html Infinite Campus To Debut New Pre-Service Educator Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/infinite-campus-to-debut-new-pre-service-educator-program.html Infinite Campus announces the public release date of its Pre-service Educator Program (PEP), a self-paced, online learning platform that assists faculty as they prepare pre-service educators for today’s classrooms. PEP is offered to post-secondary institutions at no cost. ]]> Sunday, March 01, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/infinite-campus-to-debut-new-pre-service-educator-program.html