Industry News

D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) unveiled a host of product features and innovative service enhancements for Brightspace, the company's integrated learning platform (ILP), as part of its Winter 2015 release.

12/10/2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are anticipated in 2020, and 4.6 million of them will be in computing.

12/10/2014

Students begin their training on entry-level gear, and gradually work their way up to using high-end equipment, which includes a large complement of Cinema cameras, digital SLR cameras, and lenses made by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a provider of digital imaging solutions.

12/10/2014

Mobiliya, an AgreeYa Mobility company, announced the launch of Mobiliya Edvelop, a Windows 8.1 and Android-based learning management system for emerging markets that is revolutionizing the education industry.

12/9/2014

Inceptia has announced a partnership with the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. This partnership is aimed at furthering financial literacy education for youth experiencing homelessness through Inceptia’s online program, Financial Avenue.

12/9/2014

Apollo Education Group, Inc. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Apollo Global, Inc. closed on the acquisition of a majority interest in Sociedade Técnica Educacional da Lapa S.A., which offers ed programs under Faculdade da Educacional da Lapa.

12/9/2014

Cornell University is the latest institution to reaffirm and expand their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering available exclusively to Internet2's higher education members.

12/9/2014

Lone Star College opened its doors to more than 2,400 international students from 100 different countries for fall 2014 semester – ranking it fourth in the nation for the number of international students attending a community college.

12/8/2014

NACAS, an auxiliary and ancillary services support organization serving higher education, announced the launch of NACAS tv, a video platform featuring webcasts of NACAS events, features on industry best practices, and other programming related to professional development.

12/8/2014

The late Marilyn Walsh, a 1950 graduate of Grinnell College who enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a tax attorney in New York City, has made a $4 million bequest establishing a scholarship fund for Iowa residents admitted to Grinnell College.

12/8/2014

ProctorU provides live student identity management and proctoring services for higher education, helping ensure the academic integrity of not only colleges and universities, but also that of their students.

12/5/2014

EvaluationKIT, a provider of enterprise online course evaluation and survey software for higher education institutions, has expanded its existing partnership with Instructure to become a premier partner.

12/5/2014

Apollo Education Group, Inc. announced the formation of Apollo Education Ventures, LLC, a platform created to support entrepreneurial ventures and emerging companies that are developing the latest innovations in higher education, professional development and human capital management.

12/5/2014

Ace Learning Company announced it has completed a Series A round of financing, led by ed-tech venture fund Rethink Education. Ace Learning enables universities to align the billions spent on content investments with educational objectives and learner outcomes.

12/4/2014

West Virginia University will receive a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative to establish the UTeach program, a teacher-training program for secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers.

12/4/2014

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