Industry News

Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing institutions with the industry's most flexible deployment model and most comprehensive set of deployment options available to date.

7/18/2014

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.

7/18/2014

To help more institutions assess readiness to implement this new model, Pearson announced a framework and assessment for Competency-Based Education that focuses on three areas of creating an effective program: Prepare, Build and Sustain.

7/18/2014

EdX and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor announced the launch of an open-platform MOOC portal designed to bridge the gap between education and employment in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world.

7/18/2014

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and CollegeWeekLive, an online enrollment solutions provider, are partnering to conduct virtual college fairs to encourage more international students to study in the U.S.

7/18/2014

The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc. architects was recently awarded multiple STEM-related projects at Providence College (R.I.), University of Mary Washington (Va.), Misericordia University (Pa.), and Sacred Heart University (Conn.).

7/17/2014

Blackboard and the American Council on Education are jointly investing in research around competency-based education and the use of digital badges in an effort to help institutions better understand how skills-based approaches can help more learners get a college degree and achieve their employment goals.

7/17/2014

The Undergraduate Student Instrument Program is an educational flight opportunity sponsored by NASA's Science Mission Directorate to promote STEM by providing a hands-on Earth or space science flight project experience.

7/17/2014

Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, has expanded its repository with new dynamic interactives, succinct video lectures, engaging practice exercises and rich assessments.

7/16/2014

Colorado Technical University has launched Fast Track, a set of technology-driven learning assessments that allow students to earn credit toward their associate or bachelor's degree for the knowledge and skills they bring with them to the university.

7/16/2014

Minnesota State University Moorhead in Minnesota empowered graduates and their families to share their experiences with social media at their recent commencement ceremony, and they used the Show Control System installed by Daktronics Inc. to help make it happen.

7/16/2014

D2L - the EdTech company that created Brightspace, the world's first truly integrated learning platform, announced it has collaborated with Microsoft to offer D2L Binder on all Windows 8 devices. 

7/16/2014

California Gold Corp. DBA MV Portfolios, Inc., a Jacksonville based intellectual property development and licensing company, announced its strategy to partner with U.S. and international universities, and certain inventors, in funding development and commercialization of carefully selected patent portfolios.

7/16/2014

Augusoft announced 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.

7/15/2014

Code42 , the leader in endpoint data protection and management, announced significant momentum in the higher education vertical, driven by increasing adoption of Internet2’s NET+ CrashPlan service.

7/15/2014

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