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 big phase is done in a cross-institutional project to bring math and biology experts together for interdisciplinary teaching.
Aruba Networks has expanded the coursework available through its Aruba Mobility Academy, a mobile-specific higher education program designed to teach the fundamentals of building and maintaining a wireless local area network.
WebAssign has partnered with the Mathematical Association of America to release online materials for four of the organizations titles.
The University of Michigan is one of the newest institutions to adopt a service that delivers streaming video to colleges and universities.
Education publishing company Cengage Learning has launched native mobile app editions of its digital content platform, MindTap.
The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.
Florida's Hillsborough Community College has adopted a digital test prep service for use in an outreach program designed to help economically disadvantaged middle and high school students pursue college educations.
WebAssign, a company that provides online instructional tools, has released My Class Insights, a new analytics tool for students.
"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.