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USC Launches Inter-Disciplinary Master's with Wired Magazine

The University of Southern California is teaming up with a publishing company to launch its next online master's degree program.

Workforce Training and Continuing Education Software Gets New Features for Admins

Academic and admin software provider Jenzabar is updating its administrative platform for continuing education and workforce development with improvements for administrators and better interplay with other software programs.

New Apps Help Users Map Building Interiors and Crowdsource Maintenance Problems

Modo Labs has introduced new modules that will allow users to easily map building interiors and to quickly report building maintenance problems.

Echo360 Debuts Active Learning Platform

Echo360 has launched the Active Learning Platform, a cloud-based system that incorporates lecture capture, learning analytics, content management and student engagement tools.



Oracle Collaborates with Universities for Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program

As Oracle prepares to launch its new new cloud-based student information system for higher education, Oracle Student Cloud, in 2015, it has partnered with several universities to form the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program.

Austin Community College Adds Adaptive Math Emporium

Austin Community College in Texas has unveiled its "math emporium," where students can upgrade their math skills in preparation for college-level math courses by completing a developmental math course at their own pace through an individualized online learning platform.

Blackboard Unveils Cloud Version of Learn

Education technology company Blackboard has launched a cloud version of its learning management system promised during BbWorld this past summer.

Jenzabar Web Portal Adds New Enrollment and Retention Systems

Software company Jenzabar has released a new enrollment Constituent Relationship Module (CRM) to its Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS), an online portal for connecting stakeholders and providing them access to information and data.

Gates Foundation Picks Seven To Vie for $20 million Digital Courseware Investments

Seven finalists have been named by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a multi-year, multi-million dollar competition to develop digital courseware for personalized learning in higher education.

Utah Universities Acquire Spend Management Software

The University of Utah and Weber State University plan to automate their procurement processes to save money.