Industry News

With their global reach and often staggering enrollments, MOOCs have the potential to become a major new mechanism for learning, but very little is actually understood about how participants engage in these courses and how their success should be judged. 

6/24/2014

With a market-changing, research-based approach to institution assessments, Chalk & Wire, the most trusted higher education assessment platform, announced that Nazareth College is utilizing its technology and services to demonstrate the value of Nazareth College’s new core curriculum program and overall student competency.

6/23/2014

Symplicity announced it has acquired Experience, a ConnectEDU company that delivers career services software. Established in 1996, Experience has helped to guide more than 5 million students and alumni nationwide into the workforce by matching their interests, skill sets and core competencies with available positions.

6/23/2014

QLess, the company behind the leading mobile technology that eliminates physical lines, announced that its dynamic wait experience solution has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology that is dedicated to improving the student learning experience.

6/23/2014

Excelencia in Education announced it will create an innovative online resource center of information and experience on policies and proven practices focused on Hispanic Serving Institutions. The new Hispanic SERVING Institutions Center for Policy and Practice, will be launched in September.

6/23/2014

TD Bank announced that it has provided $58.6 million to the University of Central Florida (as UCF Convocation Corporation) to fund reissued series 2004A Bonds. The refinance of the bonds carries a 20-year term.

6/23/2014

As high profile school shootings and sexual assault reports have become a tragic, yet common, part of the American mainstream, Chegg asked students their feelings on the subject; particularly how safe they feel on campus, how they believe their schools are prepared to prevent violence, and whether or not they believe the news media have exaggerated the issues

6/20/2014

A new partnership between Harrison College and Cengage Learning, a leading education company, brings the KnowU online learning environment to career schools and higher education institutions to create a sense of community for online learners.

6/20/2014

Sonic Foundry, Inc., the industry-recognized market leader for enterprise video creation and management solutions, announced the latest version of Mediasite 7. Updates include a dynamic enterprise video portal and enhanced mobile capabilities.

6/19/2014

Symplicity announced it has acquired Experience, a ConnectEDU company that delivers career services software. Established in 1996, Experience has helped to guide more than 5 million students and alumni nationwide into the workforce by matching their interests, skill sets and core competencies with available positions.

6/19/2014

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that her office has entered an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance with Kaplan Higher Education, Kaplan Higher Education Campuses and Kaplan University.

6/19/2014

SpinetiX, a manufacturer of digital signage software and media players, will showcase a variety of digital signage solutions for specific vertical markets at the InfoComm trade show in Las Vegas, NV, June 18 - 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

6/19/2014

Atomic Learning, a leader in online professional learning, launches a skills assessment feature for its award-winning technology training solution. The interactive skills assessments provide users with a means to gauge their progress mastering the skills taught through the company’s library of tutorials.

6/18/2014

RPI’s Perceptive Content (formerly ImageNow) consultants will be attending the UBTech conference, offering insight on how leveraging ImageNow can help streamline common pain points in higher education’s business process and workflows.

6/18/2014

Video technology applications are only limited by our imagination. Recording and broadcasting class lectures, classroom projects, role-playing activities, debating, MOOCs as well as areas of artistic expression, enhances the learning process, whilst engaging the students and staff in the pursuit of academic success.

6/18/2014

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