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 UVA Upgrades to EBSCO Discovery Service™ API http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uva-upgrades-to-ebsco-discovery-service--api.html University of Virginia has migrated from Primo Central to the EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) API for better search retrieval as well as customer support. By implementing the EDS API with the libraries' Blacklight-driven interface, University of Virginia is able to use its own website applications for a discovery user interface and still provide users with all the functionality offered in EBSCO Discovery Service. ]]> Monday, August 18, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uva-upgrades-to-ebsco-discovery-service--api.html Junction Education™ Launches Its Behavioral Learning Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/junction-education--launches-its-behavioral-learning-platform.html Junction Education™ today announced the launch of its behavioral learning platform, with immediate availability of its web and iPad apps. Junction seamlessly integrates open and premium web-based educational content and tools into engaging experiences. Junction shapes positive study behaviors by modeling best practices of top performers, anonymously, for each class. ]]> Tuesday, August 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/junction-education--launches-its-behavioral-learning-platform.html The Art Institute of Philadelphia To Collaborate with OKI Data Americas http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-art-institute-of-philadelphia-to-collaborate-with-oki-data-americas.html The Art Institute of Philadelphia and OKI Data Americas - a global leader in printing technologies - are partnering on the installation and use of the revolutionary new C941dn LED digital color printer. With this collaboration, The Art Institute of Philadelphia becomes the first school of higher learning within North America to adopt a C941dn and integrate it into select curricula. ]]> Tuesday, August 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-art-institute-of-philadelphia-to-collaborate-with-oki-data-americas.html WebAssign To Provide Pre-Built Assignment Sets with Course Packs http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/webassign-to-provide-pre-built-assignment-sets-with-course-packs.html WebAssign announced the introduction of Course Packs, a collection of ready-to-go assignments in WebAssign created specifically for select textbooks. Available for free to WebAssign users, Course Packs provide instructors with the ability to quickly create a new WebAssign course or easily supplement existing course assignments. ]]> Tuesday, August 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/webassign-to-provide-pre-built-assignment-sets-with-course-packs.html 19% of All Higher Education IT Purchases Are Made Outside of Central IT; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/19--of-all-higher-education-it-purchases-are-made-outside-of-central-it-.html MeriTalk released its new report, "Cloud Campus: The Software-Defined College." The study reveals the size of the higher education (HED) cloud market - $4.4 billion - and that 19 percent of HED IT spending, or $4 billion per year, is done outside of the central IT function. The study further reveals that HED IT pros estimate 18 percent of their IT systems are redundant, costing U.S. HED institutions $3.8 billion annually. ]]> Monday, August 04, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/19--of-all-higher-education-it-purchases-are-made-outside-of-central-it-.html Civitas Learning Powering More College and University Student Success Work http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/civitas-learning-powering-more-college-and-university-student-success-work.html Civitas Learning™ welcomes new institutions to this year’s Pioneer Partners, as the company continues the work of powering student success and analytics innovation. Earlier this year, Civitas Learning announced its Founding Pioneer Partners, who are joined by these additional leading institutions from the ranks of research one, public four-year, private independent, community college, and private sector colleges and universities. ]]> Tuesday, July 29, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/civitas-learning-powering-more-college-and-university-student-success-work.html Atomic Learning Offers Seamless Ed Tech Training Tool Integration http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/atomic-learning-offers-seamless-ed-tech-training-tool-integration.html Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the training tutorials and measure technology competency. ]]> Tuesday, July 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/atomic-learning-offers-seamless-ed-tech-training-tool-integration.html Adapt Courseware Expands Content Repository http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/adapt-courseware-expands-content-repository.html Adapt Courseware has expanded its repository with new dynamic interactives, succinct video lectures, engaging practice exercises, and rich assessments. This fall, instructors will be able to leverage complete online course content or complement their own existing content with adaptive multimedia in the disciplines of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Marketing, ... ]]> Monday, July 14, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/adapt-courseware-expands-content-repository.html Augusoft Partners with Pearson to Expand Online Class Offerings http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/augusoft-partners-with-pearson-to-expand-online-class-offerings.html Augusoft announced that Pearson Workforce Education self-paced online classes will now be available through Lumens®, a cloud-based enrollment management system designed for the unique needs of continuing education and workforce development programs. Through this partnership, Augusoft’s 200+ higher education institutions can cross-market an additional 70 self-paced, high quality online workforce training programs... ]]> Monday, July 14, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/augusoft-partners-with-pearson-to-expand-online-class-offerings.html ShareStream Partners with D2L To Provide Seamless Media-Management System Integration http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sharestream-partners-with-d2l-to-provide-seamless-media-management-system-integration.html ShareStream has partnered with Desire2Learn (DL2) to offer an end-to-end solution for live and on-demand asynchronous media to institutions of higher education, K-12 schools and enterprises around the world. The partnership and integration come at a time when streaming video, lecture-capture, mobile media and other forms of digital-content are rapidly reshaping the way online teaching and learning take place. ]]> Monday, July 14, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/sharestream-partners-with-d2l-to-provide-seamless-media-management-system-integration.html Copyright Clearance Center Signs SAGE as 100th Participating Publisher http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/copyright-clearance-center-signs-sage-as-100th-participating-publisher.html -Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, has announced SAGE as its 100th publisher participating in its award-winning Get It Now article delivery service. Other publishers recently added include Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Thieme, and Wageningen Academic Publishers. ]]> Tuesday, June 24, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/copyright-clearance-center-signs-sage-as-100th-participating-publisher.html Colorado State-Global Campus Collaborates with Schoology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/colorado-state-global-campus-collaborates-with-schoology.html Schoology and CSU-Global Campus are entering a strategic alliance to proactively address the needs of the university's modern learners. Schoology is a communication and course management platform tying instructors and higher education students together, and will collaborate with CSU-Global on the university's student-centric online course delivery methods. ]]> Saturday, June 21, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/colorado-state-global-campus-collaborates-with-schoology.html Unicon Upgrades Test Drive Student Success Plan (SSP) Environment http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unicon-upgrades-test-drive-student-success-plan--ssp--environment.html Unicon, Inc. announced that it has upgraded its Test Drive Student Success Plan (SSP) environment to SSP 2.4. SSP, a project of the Apereo Foundation, is a holistic intervention coaching and counseling model with case management software, featuring a modern toolset for integrated planning and advising. Test Drive provides a practice environment for SSP that encourages users to test features while gaining hands-on experience. ]]> Tuesday, June 17, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/unicon-upgrades-test-drive-student-success-plan--ssp--environment.html Four Universities Form Unizin for Sharing Digital Content http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/four-universities-form-unizin-for-sharing-digital-content.html Indiana University, Colorado State University, University of Florida and University of Michigan ]]> Wednesday, June 11, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/four-universities-form-unizin-for-sharing-digital-content.html Helix Education Advances LMS for Competency-Based Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/helix-education-advances-lms-for-competency-based-education.html Helix Education has advanced its Helix LMS platform, giving institutions the power to deliver new levels of personalization, flexibility, and engagement. Addressing the need for higher education to be more innovative, Helix LMS is built specifically for competency-based education (CBE) with the ability to simultaneously run and manage traditional learning models. ]]> Wednesday, June 11, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/helix-education-advances-lms-for-competency-based-education.html Pearson Announces Efficacy Results in Online and Blended Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-announces-efficacy-results-in-online-and-blended-learning.html To demonstrate how institutions are using technology and content solutions to address various education challenges, Pearson has released a report highlighting 40 community colleges and four-year institutions that have made a positive, measurable impact on teaching and learning. ]]> Wednesday, June 11, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/pearson-announces-efficacy-results-in-online-and-blended-learning.html UHCC Centralizes Non-credit Programming with Destiny One http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uhcc-centralizes-non-credit-programming-with-destiny-one.html University of Hawai'i Community Colleges (UHCC) will be centralizing non-credit programing by implementing Destiny One across its seven campuses statewide. Destiny One, the enterprise software system by Destiny Solutions, provides a single platform to manage a diverse set of programs across numerous campuses. ]]> Saturday, June 07, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/uhcc-centralizes-non-credit-programming-with-destiny-one.html Student Research Program Fuels Product Development at Cengage Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/student-research-program-fuels-product-development-at-cengage-learning.html Cengage Learning announced 21 Voices -- a research program that will allow the company to gain valuable insights into the daily lives of college students. Twenty-one students from different regions, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds, representing a mix of different majors as well as academic and extracurricular interests, will participate in this unique multi-year, hands-on research program. ]]> Thursday, May 29, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/student-research-program-fuels-product-development-at-cengage-learning.html The EDvantage’ Infographic Reveals Other Side of Finals Week http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-edvantage--infographic-reveals-other-side-of-finals-week.html The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, releases an infographic highlighting the habits of higher education faculty members during finals week. The infographic offers insights into the pressures professors face and the ways they deal with the stress. ]]> Thursday, May 29, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/the-edvantage--infographic-reveals-other-side-of-finals-week.html Misericordia University Finds Flexibility with Jenzabar http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/misericordia-university-finds-flexibility-with-jenzabar.html Misericordia University selected the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The University’s primary goal was to replace homegrown systems with one, unified system that would fit their current IT structure. Misericordia University also sought an implementation approach that is cost-effective, timely, and non-disruptive to the user departments. ]]> Tuesday, May 27, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/higher-ed-market-headlines/misericordia-university-finds-flexibility-with-jenzabar.html