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Curricula Provider Great Minds Suing FedEx Over OER

The curricula provider Great Minds is suing FedEx in New York City federal court, arguing that the delivery, printing and photocopying company should compensate the education organization for the money FedEx makes from requests from schools to copy materials that Great Minds created and makes available for free, on an open license.

Edward Waters College Gets Out of the Network Management Business

IT staffers at Edward Waters College in Florida are no longer burdened with managing the institution's wired and wireless networks.

Elsevier Opens Latest Engineering Academic Challenge

Elsevier's Engineering Academic Challenge 2016 will begin Oct. 10.

Yale Law School Adds Third-Party Encryption to Office 365 Adoption

Yale Law School the Connecticut institution has adopted, a cloud data security platform in an effort to maintain control of client communications.



More Millennials Using Smartphones for Shopping, Video

Video calling, shopping and video streaming see the highest smartphone usage growth among millennial users, while all adult smartphone users have nearly tripled the amount of video data they consume each month.

Avila U Taps Private Partner to Manage Course Materials

Avila University has adopted a course materials solution in an effort to save students money.

Google Integrates Fed's College Scorecard Data

Google Search results now feature data from the United States Department of Education’s College Scorecard — but leave out some of the Scorecard's more contentious data, such as student loan repayment rates and average income for students who attended.

Salesforce to Launch Mobile Advising App

Salesforce is introducing Salesforce Advisor Link, a new application for academic advisers that delivers a holistic view of each student’s academic experience.

Ed Map, OpenStax Partnership Increases Access to Affordable Course Materials

Ed Map is expanding its portfolio of educational content with an array of openly licensed print and digital textbooks.

Educators ‘Hungry’ for Digital Course Materials

A new report from Pearson explores instructor and student attitudes toward digital course materials this year.

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