Industry News

The recent combination of two education technology leaders, Datatel and SunGard Higher Education, has a new name: Ellucian™.
3/30/2012
As March Madness heats up, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Parchment Inc., the leading education credentials data pioneer, announce they have expanded their partnership to streamline the transcript exchange and verification process. The NCAA Eligibility Center, which certifies all prospective student-athletes at Division I and Division II colleges and universities, utilizes Docufide® by Parchment™ to quickly and securely verify student credentials.
3/30/2012
Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for lecture capture, enterprise and event webcasting, announced its partnership with the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) to webcast the UPCEA Annual Conference March 28-30 in Portland, Oregon.
3/29/2012
New IK-WP41A designed for large outdoor surveillance areas
3/29/2012
Destiny Solutions, a provider of of lifelong learning business solutions, today announced that Penn State World Campus has introduced a new initiative aimed at dramatically growing its global online business. The effort, enabled by Destiny One™, centers around overhauling and scaling how the institution engages working professionals.
3/29/2012
Deltak announces the release of its new learning management system (LMS), Deltak Engage. Designed with a focus on collaboration, Engage was created to elevate the online student experience through enhanced instructor presence and social learning capabilities, along with mobile connectivity. Now available and offered to Deltak partners, Engage is based on Moodle, a widely adopted, open-source LMS.
3/29/2012
University Chooses Exinda to Cache Video Traffic and Assure Fair Application Access for 22,000 Students and Staff
3/28/2012
Wasabi Ventures to work with student-run startups
3/28/2012
Ericom announced this week the general availability of AccessNow 2.0 -- the new version of its HTML5-based RDP client.
3/28/2012
Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of Blackboard Education Open Source Services, a new effort to support clients using open source education technologies. With the announcement, the company will continue to focus on its flagship Blackboard Learn™ platform as well as ANGEL and Edline, while also helping institutions successfully manage open source learning management systems (LMS) including Moodle and Sakai.
3/27/2012
Northland Community and Technical College’s marketing and communications department received the Gold Paragon Award at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations conference earlier this month in San Francisco.
3/27/2012
Palomar College and Metropolitan Community College Successfully Integrate PeopleSoft HCM and Campus Solutions
3/27/2012
New Reader Provides an Enhanced Reading Experience and New Tools for Efficiency
3/27/2012
Pearson Higher Education today announced a major investment in nursing education with the launch of Readypoint™ Nursing. Readypoint Nursing is the first program to fully integrate learning with assessment to help ensure students are prepared not only for professional licensure but to launch their careers and practice nursing.
3/26/2012

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