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May 5, 2021 • 2 minute read
By: Rachel Van Campenhout, Ed.D.

If I were to ask most educators, instructional designers, and even students, nearly everyone would agree that yes, doing practice while you study is a good thing.

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The Practical Effects of Maximizing Learning by Doing

April 19, 2022 • 2 minute read

If I were to ask most educators, instructional designers, and even students, nearly everyone would agree that yes, doing practice while you study is a good thing. Formative...

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Bookshelf CoachMe™️: Tapping into the Trifecta of Learning

January 11, 2022 • 2 minute read

When students engage with quality assessments their learning improves and yet the vast majority of digital textbooks do not have assessments included for students to check...

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Iterative Improvement—A Commitment through Research

October 27, 2021 • 2 minute read

Oftentimes, research papers aim to be groundbreaking or to show significant positive findings. While these studies often push forward what is known in the learning sciences, these...

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Chemeketa Community College Makes an Impact with CARES Act Funding

October 18, 2021 • 1 minute read

As CARES Act funding became available in 2020, institutions across the country looked to utilize the funding to help minimize the disparities caused by the pandemic...

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Packed with Learning Power: The Redesigned Bookshelf

September 2, 2021 • 1 minute read

Does Bookshelf do what learners need it to? This is the question we asked ourselves, and our users, last year. We are thrilled to share our response - the newer, simpler, packed...

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Our Commitment to Affordability and Access Innovation

July 7, 2021 • 1 minute read

Rising costs, multiple purchase options, and the dizzying mix of access codes and unique logins have made it difficult for students to access required learning materials and are...

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Learning Science Innovation

June 21, 2021 • 1 minute read

As a leader in EdTech, VitalSource is committed to improving learning for students and expanding educational opportunities for all learners. From product development to delivery,...

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Exciting News about VitalSource’s Future

June 1, 2021 • 1 minute read

Today, June 1, VitalSource has officially been acquired by Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled...

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The Next Step in Accessibility Transparency

May 5, 2021 • 1 minute read

I am proud of the tremendous progress that we have made in the accessibility of our products, and, even more critical, the outstanding progress the entire ecosystem has made in...

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Your metadata and VitalSource

April 22, 2021 • 1 minute read

After you’ve overcome the confusion surrounding metadata best practices, and the attributes you should be focusing your efforts on, it’s time to put it all to the test.

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University Mental Health Day: is technology friend or foe?

April 22, 2021 • 7 minute read

Today, March 5th, is University Mental Health Day in the UK.  Run jointly by Student Minds and UMHAN, it’s an annual event that helps raise awareness of mental health in higher...

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How the University of Dayton Bookstore Increased Digital Sales Over 1,000 Percent

April 8, 2021 • 1 minute read

At the onset of the pandemic, a new reality set in for Julie Banks, bookstore director at the University of Dayton in Ohio.  Julie and her team quickly realized that physical...

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