Industry News

Vernier Software & Technology is now accepting applications for its 2014 Engineering Contest that recognizes STEM educators for introducing students to engineering concepts and practices through innovative uses of Vernier sensors. A middle school teacher, a high school teacher, and a college instructor will each win prizes valued at $5,500.

8/5/2013

Of the more than 500 total participants in the survey, 50 percent utilize some type of Sales Force Automation software to organize information on their customers and prospects.

8/5/2013

Kentucky’s eTranscript is provided free to high school students, school districts, colleges and universities by a collaboration among the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Several Kentucky secondary schools and universities provided input to create a common transcript as part of this initiative.

8/2/2013

CMU sited support for international numbers, an intuitive interface, flexible user management, an easy-to-use API, and knowledgeable customer service as reasons for making the switch. CMU begins upgrading the system this summer.

8/2/2013

The master planning effort will help define a well-considered design strategy for the re-purposing of the building, coordinated with the Temple University Master Plan, its Framework Plan for the Health Sciences, and its long-range vision for the Health Sciences campus.

8/2/2013

Adapt Courseware has already conducted validation studies across two-year and four-year public and private institutions for the 2012-2013 academic year. The results demonstrate higher student performance, completion, retention, and satisfaction in its adaptive learning sections when compared with other more traditional online courses.

8/2/2013

TargetX's "Recruitment CRM" helps colleges manage, integrate and automate the process of student recruitment from the first point of contact through enrollment.

8/1/2013

As Express Books authors, instructors can now publish and sell their own books to the education and mass market on any web site by utilizing Sharedbook's e-commerce, fulfillment platform and distribution capabilities. Express Books content will also be available as excerpts through the Academic Pub Scholar Collection(TM) for selection by others in custom course packs.

8/1/2013

Spending cuts to higher education continue to be a harsh reality as states look for ways to balance their budgets.

8/1/2013

Corvias Campus Living launched in July 2012 with the promise to deliver an approach to student housing that no other company was willing to offer.

8/1/2013

With interest in student learning outcomes on the rise, more and more institutions are seeking reliable ways to measure and improve their effectiveness. A new ETS survey conducted in May shows record high satisfaction among customers using the ETS® Proficiency Profile and the iSkills® assessment for outcomes assessment and benchmarking.

7/31/2013

A new partnership between online, nonprofit university WGU Texas and South Texas College will provide new options for earning graduate degrees in the Rio Grande Valley.

7/31/2013

The Blue Oval Scholars Program awards eight tribal college scholarships and four mainstream university scholarships of$3,000 each for Native students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business in a two or four-year degree program with a 3.0 grade point average.

7/31/2013

The Minerva Schools' unique undergraduate program will complement KGI's current graduate-level offerings, expanding its portfolio and providing opportunities for student, faculty and administrative collaboration. The KGI-Minerva relationship and new programs are pending WASC approval.

7/31/2013

PhishMe and FireEye hope to create a new organization-wide mindset that cyber security impacts each employee, from the lowest level all the way to the C-level. Both companies are committed to creating an open environment where employees are educated and aware of potential security threats, as well as the need for a robust security infrastructure.

7/30/2013

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