With today's emphasis on student success and retention, along with more restrictive funding that's increasingly performance-based, community colleges are sharpening their strategic decision making and gearing up their toolboxes with predictive analytics.
Western Illinois University is finalizing its shift to Desire2Learn from Blackboard WebCT software to run Western Online, its distance learning system.
The second-largest university system in the United States, California State University, is launching a new, fully online program called Cal State Online, which will offer a selection of undergraduate degree completion and professional master's degree programs.
Business students act as consultants, evaluating platforms and providing recommendations to their school's administration.
A consortium of community colleges in Arizona has decided to expand deployment of a new learning management system to eight more of its schools in the fall semester, following the implementation at one of its colleges.
IU's two-year pilot program will explore two new technologies that aim to drive learning and engagement.
Ellucian has introduced Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform 3.2. The platform, originally introduced in 2010 by Datatel, brings together course management, grading, student information management, and collaboration tools.
Kaltura, an open source online video platform developer, has released a new version of Cross Campus Media Suite, a video solution designed for educational institutions that is optimized to deliver video on a variety of devices and manage media content across multiple systems.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) has selected a new learning management system following two semester-long pilot projects that involved 20 faculty members and nearly 900 students.
Blackboard has integrated standards for teacher preparation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education into Blackboard Learn.