Top Hat Acquires bluedoor, Accelerates Digital Transformation of Traditional Higher Ed Textbook Industry in Sciences
Top Hat recently acquired bluedoor, which specializes in educational content for the sciences in higher education. The acquisition of more than 400 labs and course materials is being converted into digital courseware on Top Hat’s platform enabling educators to bring active learning to life both virtually and in-person.
At a time of great uncertainty, Top Hat’s acquisition ensures that educators who adopt these titles from bluedoor’s publications will be able to better engage and motivate students in any teaching environment.
Adaptive Learning Platform – Far Eastern University
Far Eastern University (FEU) Selects McGraw Hill ALEKS® Adaptive Learning Software for Math and Business Courses for 2020-2021 Academic Year
In order to make virtual learning more effective and engaging, Far Eastern University (FEU) in Manilla chose McGraw Hill’s ALEKS adaptive learning software. McGraw Hill ALEKS has been empowering educators for years to quickly and accurately zero in on exactly which topics students need help with and will now do so for FEU students in math and business courses.
Financial System – Howard University
Workday to Transform Howard University’s Business Efficiency and Effectiveness as a Component of the University Strategic Plan
A project that will encompass financial data, business processes, and systems integration has now been signed between Howard University and Workday. The new system will not only integrate a range of financial administrative functions across the University but will also streamline and improve the institution’s grant management system.
With its commitment to producing distinguished global leaders, Howard University feels that this new acquisition will position them as a model of excellence in academics and operations.
Source: Howard University Communications
Learning Management System – Aviation Australia Riyadh College
Flexible Online Learning to Enable Young Saudi Arabians to Train for a Career in Aviation
Aviation Australia Riyadh College, which had previously supported remote study through a combination of tools, needed to move all learning online, preferably to a single platform, for the new academic year. They thus decided to purchase D2L’s Brightspace to offer their students the engaging and flexible online learning they required.
The college believes that the Brightspace platform is in a position to support all their foundation and vocational courses which will allow Saudi Arabian students to pursue future careers in aviation.
Source: Fe news.co.uk
Student Information System – Columbia University
Columbia SIS Replacement Project Gains Pickup
Columbia University is working with Unifyed to produce a Unifyed SIS which has already been made available to other institutions. The University will be licensing the SIS to Unifyed exclusively and will be working alongside Unifyed to lead the project and accelerate product development. The modular release has started already with Course & Curriculum Management and the final module is set to be released in March 2022.
Unifyed was founded in 2010 through a long-term technology transfer agreement with Columbia. The flagship product, Unifyed Student, was built by Columbia’s information technology team with support from Unifyed.
Source: Campus Technology
SIS / HR / Finance – Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College Selects Anthology’s CampusNexus® Suite of Modern Higher Education Solutions to Meet Digital Transformation Needs
Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) recently selected Anthology’s CampusNexus® suite of cloud-based solutions. QCC will thus be implementing CampusNexus Student, Engage, Finance, HR & Payroll, as well as Occupation Insight. CampusNexus suite’s extensive data-driven capabilities will not only improve the institution’s entire operational landscape but will also increase accessibility and overall student success.
Source: Cision PRWeb