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 vibeffect's Model for Using Predictive Analytics To Identify Thriving in Higher Ed http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-s-model-for-using-predictive-analytics-to-identify-thriving-in-higher-ed.html vibeffect, a family-centered college-decision framework that helps students identify campuses where they’re most likely to thrive, has published a scientifically peer-reviewed paper on how predictive analytics can determine the campus features that most contribute to an individual’s likelihood to thrive and complete. ]]> Monday, June 22, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-s-model-for-using-predictive-analytics-to-identify-thriving-in-higher-ed.html All California Community Colleges To Join InCommon Federation http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/all-california-community-colleges-to-join-incommon-federation.html Internet2 announced that the California Community College Chancellor's Office has signed an agreement that will lead to all 72 community college districts in the state of California joining the InCommon Federation. Supporting individual campus and system needs, participation in the federation enables a secure approach to access management for online resources internally throughout the system and to services provided over the internet. ]]> Wednesday, June 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/all-california-community-colleges-to-join-incommon-federation.html Univ of Montana Becomes Internet2 100G Connector http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/univ-of-montana-becomes-internet2-100g-connector.html The University of Montana (UM) is now home to a 100 gigabit per second (100G) fiber connection as an Internet2 Network connector site in Missoula. The ultra-high-speed capability advances UM's research efforts and expands opportunities to support educational, research and health care institutions across the state. ]]> Thursday, May 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/univ-of-montana-becomes-internet2-100g-connector.html Toolwire Reports Acceleration in Game-based Learning Interest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-reports-acceleration-in-game-based-learning-interest.html Toolwire has experienced a surge of interest in game-based learning and an upswing in adoptions for its writing and environmental science games. Toolwire is seeing a growing interest in game-based learning among community colleges and public universities seeking to engage and retain students in foundational first-year courses. ]]> Wednesday, May 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/toolwire-reports-acceleration-in-game-based-learning-interest.html Jenzabar Expands Technology Suite http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-expands-technology-suite.html Jenzabar, Inc. announced a new addition to its Student Success suite of technology and services designed specifically for higher education. The Jenzabar College Readiness Inventory is an online student survey and analysis tool that uncovers the hard-to-find non-cognitive factors impacting retention, persistence, and completion at a particular institution. ]]> Wednesday, May 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/jenzabar-expands-technology-suite.html Longsight and ShareStream Partner To Provide Video Platform Services http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/longsight-and-sharestream-partner-to-provide-video-platform-services.html Longsight and ShareStream have entered into a partnership to collaborate more closely on supporting mutual clients. As part of the partnership, Longsight, which customizes, hosts and supports the Sakai learning management system, and ShareStream will work in tandem on supporting ShareStream’s Video Tool for Sakai. ]]> Tuesday, May 26, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/longsight-and-sharestream-partner-to-provide-video-platform-services.html 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