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University System of Ohio and Flat World Knowledge Team up to Start Pilot Program

Flat World Knowledge and the University System of Ohio announced Wednesday that they will be launching a joint pilot program. The program will allow 1,000 Ohio students to receive digital textbooks for free. Flat World Knowledge are a new textbook publisher, and they specialize in free and open college textbooks. They’re working with the USO… Read More »

Texas A&M, XanEdu to run pilot program with NookColor

From the press release: XanEdu, the leading faculty-preferred provider of custom course materials and textbooks, has partnered with Barnes & Noble and Texas A&M to conduct research on the efficacy of accessing and studying custom course materials within NookStudy. Students at Texas A&M will access their XanEdu course materials in NookStudy and provide valuable feedback… Read More »

CUNY to launch Entourage Edge pilot program

From the press release: enTourage Systems, Inc. announced today that it is working with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of  The City University of New York (CUNY), for a semester-long pilot program with the enTourage eDGe. Students in the Introduction to Drawing and Technology Applications in Public Management and Criminal… Read More »

4 Calif. school districts launch iPad pilot program

From THE Journal: Education publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched a new algebra curriculum delivery system for Apple’s iPad. Dubbed “Fuse,” the system is being piloted for a one-year period in middle schools in four California school districts. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said the Fuse: Holt McDougal Algebra 1 app is the first full-year algebra curriculum… Read More »

Notre Dame to launch iPad pilot program

The South Bend Tribune are reporting on Notre Dame’s iPad pilot program: “This has become known as the iPad class,” Corey Angst, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame, told his students on their first day of class Aug. 24. “It’s actually not … it’s ‘Project Management.’” A member of Notre Dame’s… Read More »

Bookbyte to launch ebook pilot program

From the press release: Bookbyte, a trusted e-commerce pioneer and online bookstore, today announced it will launch a pilot project with Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Oregon to bring digital learning experiences to the classroom. The pilot project is scheduled to kick off this September in conjunction with the new school year. Bookbyte Digital, a division… Read More »

Monterey College of Law to run iPad pilot program

From Campus Technology: As the centerpiece of a new mobile computing initiative, Monterey College of Law (MCL) in California is distributing Apple iPads to all students enrolled in a supplemental curriculum program that helps them prepare for the state’s bar exam. According to information released by the college, all entering first-year students signed up for… Read More »

Texas university to launch iPad pilot program

The student newspaper for Abilene Christian University, the optimist, are reporting: Students in Dr. Ian Shepherd’s microeconomics class were greeted with more than just a syllabus on their first day of class Tuesday. The students were told they will be given iPads and told they will be among the first in the nation to use… Read More »