Industry News

BISG Study Also Finds Textbook Buyback is Not as Prevalent, Lucrative as Students Might Think
7/25/2012
AcademicPub™, the leading provider of custom books in the North American higher education market, today announced CUSTOM COLLEGE PLUS™ agreements with Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, and York University in Toronto, ON to provide affordable print and digital textbooks and other course materials to students, beginning in the 2012/2013 academic year.
7/25/2012
The newest version of the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform from Ellucian includes a user-friendly central repository that is designed to make it easier for faculty to store, share, and manage all their course learning materials. At Marietta College in Ohio, the new functionality is providing a shared resources area that is easily accessible to its instructional staff.
7/24/2012
Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and application assurance solutions, today announced the first solution specifically designed to assure the performance of the Learning Network – networks at schools, colleges, and universities that must meet the academic requirements of their institution as well as the social interaction of the students that study, live, and play within it.
7/24/2012
Cenero, a leader in video conferencing and audio video solutions, today announced general availability of its free investment calculator. This simple tool will provide companies a systematic way to calculate and reveal the annual cost of meetings.
7/24/2012
LiveU, the pioneer of portable video-over-cellular solutions, has been selected by The Florida State University to provide its live video transmission technology for The FLORIDA Channel.
7/23/2012
Mohawk Group’s Play of Light Collection Connects Interiors with “Rurban” Style
7/23/2012
Through Single Sign-On, Faculty and Students Seamlessly Access over 30,000 eTextbooks and Digital Course Materials
7/23/2012

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education uses Mediasite webcasts to meet school e-Learning requirements and extend its reach to teachers in schools throughout the country.

7/20/2012

Turnitin, a leader in originality checking and online grading, and Desire2Learn, a leader in providing innovative learning solutions, today announced at FUSION 2012, significant usability and functionality enhancements to the integration of Grademark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10.

7/20/2012

Western Union Business Solutions, a unit of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), today announced that it is enabling participating universities to accept international students' tuition payments and fees in Indian rupees (INR).

7/20/2012

ExamSoft Worldwide, a leader in secure, easy, and reliable computer-based testing software, today announced its plans to release the first known mobile application for secure, offline exam delivery on the iPad.

7/20/2012

Excelsior College and the Saylor Foundation have teamed to provide a low-cost pathway to college credit. Through this new partnership, the two organizations will pair a number of the high-quality courses that are freely available via www.saylor.org with Excelsior's well-recognized credit-by-exam programs.

7/19/2012

A free, one-hour online CE/CME certified webinar for campus health and mental health professionals is now being offered by The Jed Foundation. Made possible by an educational grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation it addresses how to recognize and support the unique emotional and mental health needs of these students.

7/19/2012
To further support hands-on, collaborative learning, Vernier Software & Technology created the Connected Science System, a networked collection of technology that expands the ability to use data collected with Vernier’s recently released LabQuest 2.
7/18/2012

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