Tags edtech

Edtech giant Blackboard to merge with Anthology

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

Executives of the two companies said they want to create an "edtech ecosystem" with their combined technologies.

U. Central Florida uses holograms to train medical students

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

University leaders said the technology, which could replace live patients, allows students to familiarize themselves with a broader range of symptoms and rare cases.

Midwest higher education group selects Dell as data center provider

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

Dell will offer data center modernization and virtualization technologies to schools and universities seeking bulk discounts on IT modernization projects.

Texas A&M website tells students which devices to bring to campus this fall

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

Instead of scanning individual department pages for minimum technology requirements, students can now answer a survey to receive guidelines.

Class raises $105 million in Series B funding

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

Class founder Michael Chasen said the funding will allow the company to reach places where a need for online learning is "urgent."

Everfi, creator of Alcohol.edu, sells off higher education arm for $100 million

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

The training and risk-management firm Vector Solutions bought the business and now claims customers at half of the U.S.'s degree-granting institutions.

Instructure unveils its 'Edtech Collective'

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

The maker of the Canvas learning management system says its website offers space for companies to connect, spurring progress in edtech.

Redesigning universities to produce more equitable outcomes

by Timothy Renick • 7 months ago

Effective student success programs at Georgia State University, one of the largest minority-serving institutions, can work at other institutions, too.

Modern Campus acquired three companies in 2021, with an eye to student engagement

by Emily Bamforth • 7 months ago

Modern Campus CEO Brian Kibby said his firm aims to help colleges and universities engage their students in lifelong relationships.