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 Follett and Lumen Learning To Expand Adoption of OER Courseware http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/follett-and-lumen-learning-to-expand-adoption-of-oer-courseware.html Follett and Lumen Learning today announced a partnership to lower costs and improve student success through the use of academic content and courseware based entirely on open educational resources (OER). Follett will offer Lumen Learning's OER solutions to more than 1,200 colleges and universities where Follett manages course materials delivery. ]]> Monday, April 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/follett-and-lumen-learning-to-expand-adoption-of-oer-courseware.html NERCOMP To Bring Starfish® by Hobsons to Member Institutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nercomp-to-bring-starfish--by-hobsons-to-member-institutions.html Hobsons announces a strategic partnership to bring its Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform to Northeastern higher education institutions that are members of the Northeast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP). Starfish® combines powerful predictive analytics, intervention inventories, academic planning, early alert, case management, scheduling, and reporting capabilities ... ]]> Monday, April 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nercomp-to-bring-starfish--by-hobsons-to-member-institutions.html Pearson and Chegg Partnership for Textbooks Affordablity http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-chegg-partnership-for-textbooks-affordablity.html Pearson announced a new partnership with Chegg to provide students with affordable rental options for both print and e-book versions of popular Pearson higher education titles. Beginning this fall, approximately 50 editions of high volume Pearson titles will be available via a “rental-only” model, through Chegg, which will provide students with affordable access to their choice of a print or electronic version of the selected titles. ]]> Monday, April 10, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-and-chegg-partnership-for-textbooks-affordablity.html McGraw-Hill Connect Will Integrate Seamlessly with D2L's Brightspace LMS http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-connect-will-integrate-seamlessly-with-d2l-s-brightspace-lms.html McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, today announced the integration of its Connect digital homework management and learning solution with the D2L's Brightspace learning management system (LMS) in time for Fall 2017 classes. Used by millions of students, McGraw-Hill Connect® embeds award-winning adaptive capabilities and analytics to improve student results. ]]> Saturday, April 08, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-connect-will-integrate-seamlessly-with-d2l-s-brightspace-lms.html Gates Foundation Launches Higher Ed Podcast http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/gates-foundation-launches-higher-ed-podcast.html The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of a new podcast series dedicated to higher education. By 2025, two-thirds of jobs will require education beyond high school – yet half of students who start college don't graduate, and a high-income student is five times as likely to have a degree by age 24 than a low-income student. To A Degree aims to show how higher education must evolve to better support today's college students. ]]> Monday, April 03, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/gates-foundation-launches-higher-ed-podcast.html Blackboard Predict Ranked "High" in New Report http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/blackboard-predict-ranked--high--in-new-report.html Blackboard Predict, Blackboard's leading predictive learning analytics solution, received a "High" ranking in all five key criteria of the Eduventures Analytics Market Overview. Eduventures, an independent higher education research division of The National Research Center for College & University Admissions, evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of enterprise analytics solutions from multiple vendors and released those results in a new report. ]]> Thursday, March 30, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/blackboard-predict-ranked--high--in-new-report.html DialMyCalls Offers First Annual Summer Scholarship Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/dialmycalls-offers-first-annual-summer-scholarship-contest.html DialMyCalls.com is giving away $2,000 in scholarships for the upcoming 2017 school year! DialMyCalls offers a school notification system that allows faculty, parents and students to communicate seamlessly. The service is completely web-based and can send out automated alerts via phone call, SMS text message or email --- contact your entire school in a matter of minutes with the click of a button. ]]> Saturday, March 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/dialmycalls-offers-first-annual-summer-scholarship-contest.html TeamDynamix Partners with Ellucian http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-partners-with-ellucian.html TeamDynamix, providers of work management solutions for higher education, announced today that it has become an Ellucian Alliance Partner. The partnership allows TeamDynamix to integrate with Ellucian’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for higher education to offer a more uniform platform to joint customers. ]]> Wednesday, March 15, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-partners-with-ellucian.html Triseum Signs Three-Year Agreement With Texas A&M for Game Based Learning; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/triseum-signs-three-year-agreement-with-texas-a-m-for-game-based-learning-.html Game-based learning innovator Triseum today announced that it signed a three-year deal with Texas A&M's Department of Visualization to integrate ARTé: Mecenas™, the company's immersive art history video game, across all of the school's art history survey courses. Texas A&M students have been piloting the game since its launch last summer,... ]]> Saturday, March 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/triseum-signs-three-year-agreement-with-texas-a-m-for-game-based-learning-.html Unizin Extends Canvas Data for All Canvas Customers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unizin-extends-canvas-data-for-all-canvas-customers.html Today, Unizin, Ltd., a consortium of leading universities, announced their collaboration with Instructure, the company that makes software that makes people smarter, to extend the quantity and quality of data in the Canvas Learning Management System. True to both organizations’ shared philosophy of openness, this data extension is now available to all Canvas customers. ]]> Saturday, March 04, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unizin-extends-canvas-data-for-all-canvas-customers.html NKU To Enrich Navigation of Campus Services with OneCampus Portal http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nku-to-enrich-navigation-of-campus-services-with-onecampus-portal.html With the help of rSmart®, Northern Kentucky University (NKU) will be able to provide students, faculty, and staff a more modern and intuitive way to find and access campus services and information. OneCampus, the cloud-based portal developed by rSmart, will allow the NKU community to easily connect to dozens of programs such as student services, academic support, ]]> Sunday, February 26, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/nku-to-enrich-navigation-of-campus-services-with-onecampus-portal.html TeamDynamix Platform Experiences 3x Growth http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-platform-experiences-3x-growth.html TeamDynamix – which provides a SaaS-based work management platform built exclusively for higher education – has seen campus-wide adoption of its enterprise service management applications triple in the last 12 months and use of the online portal double, as colleges try to keep pace with the increased demand for self-service and shared knowledge. ]]> Thursday, February 23, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-platform-experiences-3x-growth.html Underperforming Students Get More Out of Dashboards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/underperforming-students-get-more-out-of-dashboards.html Educational dashboards that report course progress to students are likely more motivating for the underperforming set than for those who are doing well, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan and Blackboard. At the same time, students at all performance levels said they found the dashboard feedback useful, and that they'd appreciate continuous access to it. ]]> Thursday, February 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/underperforming-students-get-more-out-of-dashboards.html rSmart Experiences Rapid Growth in 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-experiences-rapid-growth-in-2016.html In 2016, the widespread adoption of OneCampus in public and private colleges and universities allowed rSmart’s client roster to grow by more than 100 percent. OneCampus now serves almost 1 million students and faculty across the United States. Further, rSmart has expanded its reach with its first sale in Canada in 2016. ]]> Wednesday, February 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/rsmart-experiences-rapid-growth-in-2016.html McGraw-Hill Education Launches Connect2 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-launches-connect2.html McGraw-Hill Education announced the launch of Connect2, an innovative new course design, management and delivery solution for higher education instructors. Initially available outside of the United States, Connect2 offers instructors a complete, fully customizable course framework to build and manage their courses, together with advanced data analytics and a dynamic adaptive learning system for students. ]]> Tuesday, January 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/mcgraw-hill-education-launches-connect2.html Canvas Joins Forces with Portfolium http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-joins-forces-with-portfolium.html Portfolium, a cloud-based platform empowering students with lifelong opportunities to capture, curate, and convert skills into job offers, and Canvas by Instructure announced today that they have partnered to connect learning with career opportunity. Portfolium will offer a public, searchable profile to integrate with students’ private Canvas profiles. ]]> Tuesday, January 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-joins-forces-with-portfolium.html TeamDynamix Achieves Customer Growth Milestones http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-achieves-customer-growth-milestones.html TeamDynamix – which offers SaaS based work management software for higher education colleges and universities – hit 37 percent year-over-year growth in its customer base during 2016. TeamDynamix (TDX) has also increased its capacity to focus on product development and managed services to help its customers provide better support to students, faculty, and staff. ]]> Tuesday, January 17, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/teamdynamix-achieves-customer-growth-milestones.html Canvas Integrates with New Credly Rules Engine http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-integrates-with-new-credly-rules-engine.html Credly, in partnership with Canvas announced the launch of a powerful new application that enables education providers to award digital badges to students as they master critical skills or competencies within courses or training programs. Credly Learning Edition for Canvas allows schools to design rule-based pathways that trigger the award of digital badges which can be showcased and used by students... ]]> Saturday, January 14, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/canvas-integrates-with-new-credly-rules-engine.html Collabco Pilot Program Helps Schools Offer a Digital Campus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-pilot-program-helps-schools-offer-a-digital-campus.html Collabco, an education development software company, helps colleges and universities with student engagement by providing myday, a personalized student dashboard that works on any device and helps build student engagement by keeping students connected to their schools. ]]> Wednesday, January 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/collabco-pilot-program-helps-schools-offer-a-digital-campus.html Panopto Introduces Easiest Way To Create Interactive Video Quizzes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/panopto-introduces-easiest-way-to-create-interactive-video-quizzes.html Panopto announced the latest release of its enterprise video platform. The release continues Panopto's focus on interactive video with the introduction of a new quizzing tool. Also included in the release are new video editing capabilities, inside-video search for German and Spanish, enhanced webcasting to mobile devices, and improvements to video captioning. ]]> Wednesday, January 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/panopto-introduces-easiest-way-to-create-interactive-video-quizzes.html