Commentary: The convergence of open education resources, digital and licensed content requires institutions to rethink their content and IT strategies.Read More
Companies Integrate Full Suite of VTS Products into OPENVUE Course Materials Platform and Services
NELSONVILLE, Ohio, December 6, 2016 — Ed Map, Inc., a content strategy and logistics company, today announced a strategic alliance with VitalSource Technologies, Inc., the leading digital education content platform. Under the new agreement Ed Map vastly expands its VitalSource offerings beyond eTextbooks into the full suite of VitalSource solutions covering content creation, reader analytics, and adaptive learning products. Ed Map and VitalSource will work closely to offer institutions a tightly integrated content solution providing the best user experience and analytics for faculty, students and administrators.
“Ed Map has a long history of understanding an institution’s needs and guiding them through their digital migration while providing affordable, accessible digital content that’s in line with learning outcomes,” said Pep Carrera, Chief Operating Officer of VitalSource. “Pair that with a solid reputation for quickly scaling an institution digitally, and you’ve got…Read More
Press Release: Hodges University Partners with Ed Map to Support Course Materials Affordability Initiatives
Strategy includes Ed Map’s All-In ModelTM and a digital migration
Nelsonville, OH, November 7, 2016 – Hodges University, a private non-profit regionally-accredited institution headquartered in Naples, Florida, has announced a new partnership with Ed Map, Inc. to develop and implement a new course materials strategy.
Noah B. Lamb, the director of student accounts and auxiliary services at Hodges, had become concerned with their previous model for course materials fulfillment. “With the exception of students registered in our self-paced learner programs, we use a student-pay model with a book voucher option that many of our students need to use. Managing the vouchers process can be tedious, and the amount that students were paying for course materials was becoming a major concern. Plus, there’s always an emphasis on retention, so I know it’s particularly important, given our accelerated terms, that students have their course materials on time,” he states. “I started…Read More
Why we can’t answer 21st century demands to adopt new, affordable types of course content with an outdated 20th century model for buying print textbooks.Read More
Press Release: Ed Map and OpenStax Join Forces to Provide Higher Ed Institutions With Expanded Array of Course Materials
Partnership Emphasizes Enterprise Content Affordability Bridging OER and Publisher Materials
Nelsonville, OH, October 4, 2016 – Ed Map, Inc., a content strategy and logistics company, today announced a new partnership with OpenStax, a Rice University-based non-profit provider of free and low cost, peer reviewed texts. Under the agreement, Ed Map will offer OpenStax print and digital textbooks alongside more traditional publisher print, eBooks and adaptive courseware. With this deal, Ed Map further strengthens its Integrated Content Network of partners and provides materials that meet the enterprise-wide needs of its institutional customers.
“OpenStax is pleased to partner with Ed Map,” says David Harris, Editor in Chief at OpenStax. “Our partnerships with companies like Ed Map allow professors many low-cost options when choosing course materials, resulting in increased access for students. OpenStax has had a significant impact on student affordability and access by offering 25 openly licensed, peer-reviewed free textbooks for…Read More