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 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 Pearson and Flatiron School Partner To Provide "Coding BootCamp" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-flatiron-school-partner-to-provide--coding-bootcamp-.html Through a new partnership between Pearson and Flatiron School, college and university students can participate in an on-campus "Coding Bootcamp" to build the skills that lead to high-paying jobs. Through the partnership, learners will have access to a full-time, 800-hour training program in high-demand software development skills that precisely simulate a professional coder's environment. ]]> Wednesday, April 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-flatiron-school-partner-to-provide--coding-bootcamp-.html Ellucian Makes New Investments in Customer and Partner Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-makes-new-investments-in-customer-and-partner-success.html Ellucian announced new investments in its client support program, which includes a customer service management (CSM) program, an online discussion forum called eCommunities and eSearch, a self-service search function. The addition of these customer investments strengthens the robust Ellucian Customer Success Program... ]]> Tuesday, April 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/ellucian-makes-new-investments-in-customer-and-partner-success.html Graduation Alliance’s Diploma Program Expands http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/graduation-alliance-s-diploma-program-expands.html To better prepare future graduates for opportunities after high school, Graduation Alliance announces its collaboration with ACT to offer the WorkKeys job skill tests and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) as part of its diploma program. WorkKeys and NCRC certification are the first in a series of stackable credentials that will be offered by Graduation Alliance to prepare students for opportunities in the high demand fields ]]> Monday, April 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/graduation-alliance-s-diploma-program-expands.html vibeffect Index Reveals Career College Students Are Higher Thrivers Than Four-Year Peers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-index-reveals-career-college-students-are-higher-thrivers-than-four-year-peers.html vibeffect announces the results of its inaugural Career College Optimizer Index (CCOI), a validated, multi-dimensional indicator to measure consumer confidence across the nation’s career-focused learning institutions. The results show that 32% of students are considered “high-thriving” in career colleges. This compares favorably to their peers in traditional four-year colleges where 19% are considered high-thriving. ]]> Saturday, April 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/vibeffect-index-reveals-career-college-students-are-higher-thrivers-than-four-year-peers.html Wheaton College Overhauls LMS with Schoology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/wheaton-college-overhauls-lms-with-schoology.html Wheaton College has implemented Schoology as its new learning management system (LMS). The five-year contract makes Schoology available to more than 2,500 Wheaton College students and the institution's academic, extracurricular and administrative branches. ]]> Wednesday, April 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/wheaton-college-overhauls-lms-with-schoology.html