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 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 College Raptor's Online Matching Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/college-raptor-s-online-matching-platform.html College Raptor today announced a suite of services designed to support colleges and universities as they recruit and award financial aid packages to prospective students. The data-driven solutions allows colleges to better identify prospective-match students and award financial aid to achieve their enrollment goals. ]]> Thursday, February 19, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/college-raptor-s-online-matching-platform.html Relative Content Releases TeachBack http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/relative-content-releases-teachback.html TeachBack is a classroom education tool that gathers structured feedback from students about their educators’ lessons, lectures, and overall class experiences. Teachers and administrators at high schools, colleges, and post-graduate institutions, as well as trainers in other disciplines, can use this feedback to gather valuable information that can help better assess and improve instructional effectiveness. ]]> Wednesday, February 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/relative-content-releases-teachback.html Student Tracker Technology Simplifies Big Data in EDU http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/student-tracker-technology-simplifies-big-data-in-edu.html IntegriShield introduces the latest Student Tracker technology that helps keep schools compliant through data collection from enrollment to post-graduation. Now, institutions can gain access to this cloud portal—a combination software and service—that stores student information with customizable reporting. ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/student-tracker-technology-simplifies-big-data-in-edu.html McGraw-Hill Education Debuts New Version of SmartBook http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-debuts-new-version-of-smartbook.html McGraw-Hill Education introduced the newest version of SmartBook, the company's adaptive reading platform, which helps students study more effectively and efficiently by guiding them through a personalized study experience that continually adapts to their needs and focuses their attention on what they need to learn the most. ]]> Tuesday, January 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-debuts-new-version-of-smartbook.html Eduventures Reports on Technology Landscape for Higher Ed http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/eduventures-reports-on-technology-landscape-for-higher-ed.html Eduventures, Inc. announced the release of new research, The Next-Generation Higher Education Technology Landscape. Available today, this report is the first of an ongoing body of research that can help institutions in the selection and adoption of technology as a strategic enabler. ]]> Tuesday, December 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/eduventures-reports-on-technology-landscape-for-higher-ed.html