This Week in Review – September 17th to September 23rd
Conferencing - Iqra University
Iqra University Selects Mediasite for New Smart Classrooms, Revolutionizing Teaching and Learning in Pakistan
Iqra University selected Mediasite for lecture capture and video management in its new state-of-the-art smart classrooms across five campuses in Pakistan.
The private university began using Mediasite in October 2017 and has since converted 20 rooms into "smart classrooms"; classes in which material is streamed live to students online on any device and available for review through the university's LMS (Moodle).
Learning Management System - Claremont Lincoln University
Claremont Lincoln University Partners With Leading Online Platform Watershed Collaborative
Claremont Lincoln University just announced a new partnership with Watershed Collaborative, a non-profit with a mission to enhance the online learning experience through advanced LMS technology.
This union between two non-profits dedicated to providing innovative teaching and learning practices will allow CLU to expand its certificate education, which is distinctly "online by design" and socially conscious.
Source: Markets Insider
Online Proctoring - Washington State University
Washington State University Selects Online Proctoring Pioneer
Washington State University today announced the selection of Examity as its exclusive provider of online proctoring. Examity will create a more flexible and secure online testing environment for WSU, which requires online proctoring for as many as 18,000 exams per year.
Source: Cision PR Newswire
Online Program Management - Suffolk University
Suffolk University Partners with Keypath Education to Optimize and Expand its Online M.B.A. Program
Suffolk University has announced a partnership with Keypath Education to advance its already-distinguished online graduate-level business programming.
Suffolk University and the Sawyer Business School will now be in a position to expand and optimize programming and student support services for the existing online Master of Business Administration program. Marketing for the re-envisioned online M.B.A. program has launched, and classes will begin in January of 2019.
William Jessup University
William Jessup University Selects The Learning House to Bring Transformative Programs Online and to Deliver Advancement Courses
William Jessup University today announced a new dual partnership with The Learning House, Inc., a leading academic program manager and Advancement Courses, Learning House's K-12 continuing education business unit.
Jessup will leverage the Learning House's Advancement Courses to deliver continuing education programs for teachers which will further meet the needs of Jessup's growing student body and help keep transformative teachers in the classroom by delivering continuing education options for working professionals.
Source: Markets Insider
Textbooks - Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw State University Reports 48% Reduction in DWFI’s with Perceivant’s Educational Learning Platform
Kennesaw State University reported a 48 percent reduction in its DWFI (D, fail, withdraw, incomplete) rate for its Foundations for Healthy Living course after leveraging interactive courseware from Perceivant.
Through the partnership, Perceivant provided its interactive web-based learning platform and course materials were delivered digitally providing a cost-effective approach while instructors were supported in the creation of customized content to meet educational goals.
Source: Education Dive
Joe Rodella Takes Over as West Lib’s IT Director
Joe Rodella was selected as the new director of Information Technology at West Liberty University. Bringing 25 years of experience in the fields of entrepreneurship and technology business, he has been given the task of creating a technology master plan to help the university with its current issues.
Source: The Trumpet Online