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Hobsons, an education solutions company, empowers students to develop personalized academic and career plans based on their goals, interests, abilities, and learning styles.

7/18/2013

UF’s Forensic Science program won ADEC’s Award for Excellence in 2006. Four years later, Ian Tebbett, a professor with the UF College of Pharmacy, was recognized by the U.S. Distance Learning Association for his outstanding leadership in the advancement of distance learning through online technology.

7/18/2013

The new capability of the Blackboard Analytics™ platform leverages more than 25 different factors to build a risk profile based on a student’s academic background and focus, test scores and changes in performance.

7/18/2013

Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, today announced that its customer Ashland University won a 2013 AV Technology End-User Award and an InfoComm People’s Choice Award for its creative use of Mediasite in its nursing simulation center and classrooms.

7/17/2013

The majority of MOOCs will run this summer and fall and will be free of charge. Two of the institutions – Edge Hill University and Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies – will offer credit to participating students.

7/17/2013

Ten colleges and universities recently signed agreements to use Student Aid Services’ enrollment-enhancement solutions including its Personal Enrollment Prospectus™, FAFSA for Institutions, Financial Aid Shopping Sheet, and custom net price calculator (NPC).

7/17/2013

The site includes an innovative section -- "Insights " -- that provides industry trends, blogs on key facility policy and management issues, and other content.

7/17/2013

CrossTec SchoolVue for Android includes chat and request help functionality along with the ability to broadcast the teacher's screen directly to student tablets; lock tablet screens to gain attention; engage students with class surveys; display lesson objectives, and more.

7/16/2013

Taking advantage of the Tableau Data Extract API has made it easy to incorporate Rapid Insight models into the Tableau visualization products

7/16/2013

The new office expands Panopto’s sales and support in Europe, and signals the organization’s ongoing commitment to making video capture and management technologies accessible to a wider range of enterprises and institutions.

7/16/2013

For the second year Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, is a Gold Sponsor of BbWorld 2013. The company is demonstrating Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform at the conference, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nev.

7/16/2013

The certification is awarded through NSA's Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) program, which provides consistency in training and education for the information assurance skills critical to the nation.

7/15/2013

The formation of Acrobatiq will make new courses available, and expand the activity of OLI by launching data-driven analytics products and consulting services.

7/15/2013

The reaffirmation of accreditation marks the end of a two-year, substantive, college-wide self-study, which included an in-depth evaluation of the MSCHE's fourteen Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education - which include leadership and governance, integrity, student support services, faculty, and assessment of student learning.

7/15/2013

The impact of student loan debt on financial freedom could be one reason confidence in a college degree is eroding. One in five surveyed have student loan debt and 55 percent say their education loans are affecting decisions such as getting married, buying a home and/or saving for retirement.

7/15/2013

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