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Pearson Acquires Credentialing Provider Credly

Pearson today announced the $200 million acquisition of Credly, expanding its presence in the workforce skills sector.

Survey of College Students Shows High Interest in Peer Mental Health Counseling Services, Especially in Marginalized Groups

A recent survey of more than 2,000 U.S. college students reveals widespread interest in peer mental health counseling services, with one in five respondents having already used such programs, and more than 60% of those who haven't saying they are interested in using them. 

Gale Digital Scholar Lab Update Offers Enhanced Analysis Tools

Gale, a provider of research and learning resources for libraries and education institutions, has revamped its Gale Digital Scholar Lab platform for digital humanities (DH) researchers.

Canadian Research and Education Network Taps BlueJeans Videoconferencing for Hybrid Learning

Canada's National Research and Education Network, an ultra-high-speed network connecting researchers and educators across the country's 13 provinces and territories, has selected videoconferencing solution BlueJeans by Verizon to support hybrid learning.



Report: Top Uses of Video in Teaching and Learning

In a recent survey, a whopping 97% of education professionals agreed that video is essential to students' academic experience.

LG Interactive Displays Rebranded as CreateBoard, Get New Features, OPS, Peripherals

LG Business Solutions USA has rebranded its interactive displays for 2022. The new LG CreateBoard also boasts optional peripheral products such as mounts, mobile carts and an Open Pluggable Specification system, the company said.

Survey: Cheating Concerns in Online Courses Have Eased

College instructors have changed their attitudes toward academic integrity in online courses, according to a new report from Wiley.

North Park University Launches Online Bookstore to Reduce Financial Barriers for Students

In an effort to boost textbook affordability for its students, North Park University is making all required course materials available through a new online bookstore that provides expanded options for low-cost textbooks.

San Diego State U Creates Cybersecurity Certificate Program

California's San Diego State University has launched the SDSU Cyber Tech Academy, a suite of online cybersecurity certificates designed for security professionals and those seeking to move into cybersecurity careers.

7 Keys to Building Equity in Digital Learning

A new report from Every Learner Everywhere, produced in collaboration with Tyton Partners and the Association for Public and Land-grant Universities, offers strategies for investing in digital learning infrastructure while bridging equity gaps to better serve under-represented students.