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 Quality Matters To Serve as Quality Assurance Entity on EQUIP Project http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/quality-matters-to-serve-as-quality-assurance-entity-on-equip-project.html Quality Matters (QM), an organization known for its quality assurance work in online education, will serve as the Quality Assurance Entity (QAE) for a partnership between Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and Study.com selected by the Department of Education for the experimental sites initiative Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP). ]]> Tuesday, August 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/quality-matters-to-serve-as-quality-assurance-entity-on-equip-project.html Kentucky State University Partners with Pearson http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kentucky-state-university-partners-with-pearson.html Pearson announced its partnership with Kentucky State University (KSU) to launch Digital Direct Access, an industry leading model which digitally delivers high-quality course materials to students. The significant cost savings of this program has enabled KSU to announce that every student will receive a scholarship covering the full cost of digital course materials, beginning in the fall 2016 semester. ]]> Thursday, August 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/kentucky-state-university-partners-with-pearson.html Barnes & Noble Education Extends Relationship with OpenStax http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-extends-relationship-with-openstax.html Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., one of the largest contract operators of bookstores on college and university campuses announced it will extend its current relationship with OpenStax, a Rice University-based nonprofit that makes college more accessible for students. Together, the companies will provide greater access to quality, cost-effective course materials and advanced digital solutions. ]]> Tuesday, August 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-extends-relationship-with-openstax.html SIU Selects OneCampus from rSmart http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/siu-selects-onecampus-from-rsmart.html Southern Illinois University Carbondale has selected OneCampus from rSmart, an Internet2 NET+ offering , to modernize the way students, faculty, and staff find and access campus services, information and applications from any device. OneCampus, a service discovery portal with lightweight technology designed to help schools move away from heavy, expensive, locally managed software, was selected by SIU to serve more than 22,000 students, faculty and staff. ]]> Thursday, August 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/siu-selects-onecampus-from-rsmart.html Pearson Writer, Now Integrated with Microsoft Word http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-writer--now-integrated-with-microsoft-word.html Pearson announced that it's expanding the power of digital technology to help students build strong writing skills. Now, Pearson Writer digital writing resources are integrated with Microsoft Word, providing students access to support for improving their writing skills. ]]> Monday, August 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-writer--now-integrated-with-microsoft-word.html Barnes & Noble Education and Instructure Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-and-instructure-partner.html Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. and Instructure, Inc., a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company and creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS), today announced a partnership to align and share course and usage data across systems, which will empower higher education institutions to more efficiently and effectively improve student outcomes and retention. ]]> Tuesday, July 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/barnes---noble-education-and-instructure-partner.html NACUBO Report Signals Impending Turnover in College Business Offices http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nacubo-report-signals-impending-turnover-in-college-business-offices.html A triennial report from the National Association of College and University Business Officers provides new insight into who is leading higher education business offices, how they’re advancing their institutions, and how many plan to retire in the next few years. ]]> Saturday, July 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nacubo-report-signals-impending-turnover-in-college-business-offices.html Illume LaunchesDatabase of Teaching Materials http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/illume-launchesdatabase-of-teaching-materials.html Illume Learning announces the launch of its college course creation platform Illume, an end-to-end resource for professors to access materials that assist them in creating the best possible courses. Illume is designed to be a one-stop-shop, providing the most relevant materials and dramatically reducing the amount of time required to build or update a college course. ]]> Sunday, July 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/illume-launchesdatabase-of-teaching-materials.html 90% of Institutions Embrace Alternative Credentials http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/90--of-institutions-embrace-alternative-credentials.html A study released today by UPCEA (the University Professional and Continuing Education Association), Penn State and Pearson found widespread acceptance and use of alternative credentialing programs at American colleges and universities. Leading the way are millennial students, who the study found are more likely to favor an educational reward system that is built around badging and certificates, rather than the traditional bachelor's degree. ]]> Sunday, July 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/90--of-institutions-embrace-alternative-credentials.html CA CC Makerspace Initiative http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ca-cc-makerspace-initiative.html Sierra College has been selected by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Workforce and Economic Development Division, to be the fiscal agent and technical assistance provider for the INNOVATIONMAKER3 and STEM/STEAM Workforce Development grant, supporting the first statewide community college makerspace initiative of its kind in the nation ]]> Saturday, July 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ca-cc-makerspace-initiative.html Nebraska Book, Sidewalk Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nebraska-book--sidewalk-partner.html Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. and Sidewalk, a top provider of technology-enabled solutions within the same niche industry, today announced a new strategic partnership that will not only increase the affordability of course materials but also significantly improve the adoptions experience for independent college bookstores and campus faculty. ]]> Saturday, July 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nebraska-book--sidewalk-partner.html 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