Through a new app called MyPath, students at Brandman University can earn a bachelor's degree at their own pace without purchasing a single textbook.
Workday, a company better known for its cloud-based HR and financial systems software, is releasing Student Admissions, an application to help institutions with enrollment.
Purdue University, Jacksonville State University and the University of Central Florida have signed on with Libris by PhotoShelter, a cloud-based system for organizing, collaborating and sharing visual assets.
A new app, English on the Go, aims to leverage social features to help students learn English more easily.
Nexenta, a provider of open source-driven software-defined storage (OpenSDS), has launched a program to partner with higher education institutions on developing technical curricula designed to link theory with practice and prepare students for the workforce.
Arne Duncan will be stepping down in December, according to reports. The Secretary of Education told staff that he would be returning to Chicago, but he was unsure what he would do next.
Quincy University is simplifying administrative processes, improving student-facing tools and boosting data analytics with a new ERP system.
Under the four-year agreement, students will receive one free digital textbook for each class during the new academic year. Undergraduates typically take 12 classes, so they'll receive 12 books over their three-year program of study.
A new start-up, MyVerse, claims it can match a high school student with the best career choice, most appropriate college major and even the best vocational school, community college or university to attend — all in less than a minute.
The University of Utah is partnering with online training provider Career Step to launch new programs that will prepare students for careers in healthcare, technology and administration.