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Discovery: How APIs Connect Your Business Systems – Free and Easy!

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One of the most exciting and revolutionary technical innovations today is the application programming interface (API). APIs are used to connect one software application to another.

You use APIs every day without even realizing it. For example, when reserving a table at a restaurant online, booking travel, or posting a pic across social media, you almost certainly did it with the help of an API. It all happens in the background automatically. Very cool stuff.

But how do API integrations support education technology? It’s a question I put to Nikole Morris, one of Ed Map’s expert Solutions…


OER: Ready. Set. Start.

Starting with OER

OER, maybe 2018 is going to be your best year yet. Maybe most U.S. college students will start their academic year this fall with at least knowing what you are. (And in case you didn’t know, OER stands for Open Educational Resources.)

Seemingly, you are all the right things. Free, crowd sourced, available. Why don’t you get the spotlight you so deserve?

Spring semester 2018, brought just the right opportunity to investigate. As an adjunct faculty member, I was asked to teach Hungarian at Ohio University’s College of Business for students attending the Read More >>

Can You Scale Up OER? Of Course You Can.

Scale OER

You’re on the cutting edge, and you see the benefits of open educational resources (OERs) in a few courses at your institution, but it’s not enough. You think it’s time to take it to the next level and offer more students an affordable course materials option with an improved learning experience.

But you ask, how do you scale up OER?

To help, we reached out to Jeremy Anderson, Deputy Chief of Academic and Administrative Technology at The American Woman’s College at Bay Path University to participate in our webinar “I Know OER, Now How…


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