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June 13, 2018

Over the years, there have been plenty of things that have changed in our shared educational space. New technologies, new ed-tech companies, and new higher-ed institutions. But the one thing that hasn't changed is how excited folks are when we talk to them about developing software and services to help academicians discover content fast and easy.

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March 30, 2018

So, you’re the person at your institution tasked with working with a wide variety of course material vendors. From publishers and digital content providers to EdTech companies, each has its own unique requirements and specific way of doing business. There are many moving parts. Which means you have plenty of things to juggle, keep track of, and not let fall through the cracks when negotiating a contract. Geez, it can feel overwhelming.

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March 16, 2018

The pace of change in course materials has accelerated; it's certainly an exciting time. More and more students expect content to be available at their fingertips right when they need it. These digital natives are increasingly comfortable with digital course materials, and digital course materials are becoming more available.

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January 16, 2018

We all know the campus bookstore and being shocked at the top sticker price of course materials. The prices seem like they continue to rise year after year. Students are in a tight spot. Either pay the high price, turn elsewhere to the open market, or not buy at all. The dilemma puts students and the institution at risk.

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October 16, 2017

Developing an effective online course can be a bit challenging. Taking into account multiple factors – the nature of the content, the characteristics of your learners, and the role of the school community in shaping learning. You’re a pro, but it’s not always easy. And to truly find success, a newly minted online course requires a strong score (13 points to be exact) on the Quality Matters Instructional Materials Rubric.

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