Learning Management System – Southeast Missouri State University
Southeast to Implement New Online System in 2021
Canvas will replace the current learning management system at Southeast Missouri State University at the start of the Spring 2021 semester. The change came about from a need for expanded capabilities as well as performing issues from the school’s current platform. The new system was judged on its usability, design, mobility, grading, and engagement. Canvas scored higher in every category across student, staff, and faculty groups.
Source: Southeast Missourian
Library Information System – Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University to Join OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services Community
Manchester Metropolitan University is looking forward to launch their new library management system, OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS).
WMS chose OCLC for their collaborative, membership driven cooperative, their ability to integrate the school’s current workflows in one system as well as their offering of added extras such as the Digby app.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College to Offer Online Master’s in Nursing in Partnership with 2U, Inc.
In partnership with 2U, Inc, St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will be offering an online Master of Science in Nursing degree with a variety of specializations.
As the employment of nurse practitioners with master’s degrees is projected to grow 26 percent within a ten-year period, Fisher Nursing Online, with the option of full or part-time, will not only match the quality and rigor of the Wegmans School of Nursing program but will also respond to the need of specialized healthcare in the United States.
Source: Cision PR Newswire
Student Information System – Al-Ahliyya Amman University in Jordan
Al-Ahliyya Amman University in Jordan Selects Ellucian to Drive Modernization Efforts
In an effort to support the university-wide initiatives to transform the digital experience for its community, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) selected several Ellucian solutions that will empower AAU to be more efficient and data-driven.
“To create a modernized on-campus experience, we needed a partner with extensive experience in higher education, a keen understanding of the student experience, and a track record of continued investment in enhancing its solutions,” said Al-Ahliyya Amman University President Dr. Sari Hamdan.
Textbooks – Beloit College
Beloit College Chooses Akademos as Online Bookstore Partner
Beloit College has partnered with Akademos in order to bring an exciting virtual bookstore experience to its college community. The new online bookstore, launching this summer, will provide a personalized, first-class customer experience with access to an expanded selection of affordable course materials with a guaranteed buyback program that will provide additional savings to students.
Source: PR Underground