ProQuest SIPX, a provider of digital course materials solutions for higher education, has introduced three new tools designed to help reduced costs for students and simplify the implementation of digital educational resources for educators and administrators.
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.