VitalSource, a division of Ingram Content Group that provides educational content for more than 1,250 higher education institutions worldwide, plans to acquire a San Francisco-based startup that provides tools to support campus bookstores and help students spend less on course materials.
An Indiana non-profit dedicated to elevating postsecondary education outcomes has put up $50,000 to elicit the best ideas for boosting the number of people who earn post-secondary credentials out of high school.
The annual Digital Learning Day, started in 2012, gives educators an opportunity to collaborate with peers, share ideas, try out new digital tools, celebrate education innovation and play a role in the transformation of their own schools and communities. Digital Learning Day 2017 is Thursday, Feb. 23.
A British company is hoping to woo higher ed to its software to provide transcriptions of class lectures for students who have hearing challenges.
The product works over existing wireless infrastructure and allows the user a choice of smart device and headphones to listen to audio via a free app.
Citing insufficient market demand for full competency-based education solutions, Ellucian has decided to stop supporting the Brainstorm CBE platform.
Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.
The Canadian education technology startup is looking to go head-to-head with Pearson, McGraw-Hill and other American textbook publishers with its own cloud-based platform.
As the research on how people learn evolves, so should instructional methods for STEM undergraduate programs within colleges and universities. That's the premise of a set of case studies published by the Association of American Universities and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
2U said the one-year awards, totaling almost $200,000, are meant to support the work of full-time faculty members and other academic leaders at the firm's partner universities.