Themen

Digital Transformation

EAN University Inaugurates Advanced XR Lab

Bogota (COL), November 2021 - EAN University inaugurated its new XR Lab, powering its infrastructure with the Extended Reality (XR) platform VIROO®. The first of its kind in Colombia, this laboratory is part of EAN's mission and initiatives to expand its positive social and economic impact by fostering excellence and innovation in higher education and sustainable entrepreneurship development.

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A New Combination

Anthology Completes Merger with Blackboard

Boca Raton, FLA (USA) / Reston, VA (USA), November 2021 - Anthology, a leading provider of higher education software solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard Inc., a leading global edtech software and solutions company, have completed their previously announced merger.

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Cost of Higher Education

"The goal is to increase graduates and socioeconomic mobility"

Ryan CraigLos Angeles, CA (USA), November 2021 - Ryan Craig is the author of "College Disrupted" (2015) and "A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College" (2018). He is a Managing Director at Achieve Partners, which is reimagining the future of higher education and creating new pathways from education to employment. At OEB Global, his presentation is entitled "Identifying and Addressing the Barriers to Reducing the Cost of Higher Education".

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EdTech

Anthology and Blackboard to Merge

Boca Raton, FLA (USA) / Reston, VA (USA), September 2021 - Anthology, a leading provider of proven higher education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard, a leading global edtech software and solutions company, have announced a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The combination will create the most comprehensive and modern edtech ecosystem available on a global scale. The merger is designed to accelerate transformation at education institutions to enhance the learner experience and drive student and institution success.

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Exam Courses

Lecturio Stands Out with "Best Instructors"

Leipzig (GER), July 2021 - Intelligent.com, an independent resource for higher education planning and online degree rankings, has announced the best United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) prep courses of 2021. Lecturio leads with "Best Instructors" and forms, together with SmashUSMLE and BoardVitals, the top three group.

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University of the People

Broadening Student Access to World Class Global Education

Montreal, QC (CA) / Pasadena, CA (USA), April 2021 - McGill University and University of the People (UoPeople) have announced an agreement to enable extraordinary UoPeople students from around the world to transfer and complete their bachelor's degree on campus at McGill. This represents the first agreement between the American university and a Canadian institution.

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Developing Higher Education

Transport and Traffic Science Expertise for Sustainable Mobility

Dresden (GER), April 2021 - The roads of Sri Lanka and high-quality university education of transport and traffic experts and geodesists in the Asian country are the focus of a current Erasmus+ project with the participation of TU Dresden (TUD) entitled "LBS2ITS - Location-based Services to Intelligent Transport Systems". The three-day online kick-off event took place recently, with around thirty participants. Prof. Regine Gerike and her team took part on behalf of the TUD. She is scientifically supervising the project through her Chair of Integrated Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering at the "Friedrich List" Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences.

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Future Oriented

OEB Global Is Looking for "Unusual Ideas" about Resilience

Berlin (GER) / London (UK), March 2021 - The organisers of Europe's largest conference on learning and technology, OEB Global, are asking for "exciting, imaginative, and unusual ideas" about one of the most important skills of the modern age: resilience. With an overall theme of "Learning Resilience", the conference, which is scheduled to take place in Berlin, 01-03 December 2021, will focus on how individuals, communities, education institutions, and businesses can learn to become resilient, so that they can bounce back from crises in the future.

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Keynote Speakers

The Learning Ideas Conference

New York, NY (USA), February 2021 - Registration is open for The Learning Ideas Conference, the fourteenth annual conference but with new name, taking place both online and in person at Columbia University in New York, June 16-18, 2021.

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eThink Education

Open LMS Expands Global Moodle Offering with Acquisition

Indianapolis, IN (USA), December 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) has announced the acquisition of eThink Education, one of the largest Moodle providers in the world and a Platinum Totara Partner. With this addition, Open LMS, a subsidiary of LTG, will bolster its credentials in the high-growth Moodle market and expand its presence in North America by joining the largest commercial provider of the Moodle open source Learning Management System (LMS).

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