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Mike Hale, Ph.D.

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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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Impactful Learning: A Q&A with Mike Hale

January 21, 2021 • 6 minute read

 Mike Hale, PhD, is the vice president of education for North America for VitalSource. Mike has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of education as a teacher, author,...

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The Evolving Access Equation

September 23, 2020 • 2 minute read

The higher education access equation is unnecessarily complex. It should be as easy as: faculty assign required materials and students have them on or before the first day of...

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Update for Cengage Unlimited and Cengage Brain users

June 28, 2019 • 1 minute read

Some users may have noticed that starting today, June 28, 2019, Cengage has made the decision to use an internal Cengage eReader for all US-based Cengage Unlimited and Cengage...

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Op-ed: The villain cheating students and faculty

July 2, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published on eCampus News on June 13, 2018. There is a pervasive villain that strikes at the very heart of higher education. Its wound is painless yet...

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Op-ed: Consider Access and Quality when Developing Free Digital Textbooks

June 11, 2018 • 2 minute read

This op-ed was originally published in The74 on June 4, 2018.The growing cost of higher education is a major issue for students, families, and colleges. Tuition has more than...

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Teaming Up to Address Affordability and Access

February 8, 2018 • 1 minute read

Across the nation, a growing number of colleges and universities are looking for innovative solutions that can help lower costs and raise student achievement.One of the many...

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To strengthen offerings to campus stores, Hayes joins VitalSource

October 20, 2017 • 1 minute read

It is an exciting time at VitalSource as Kathleen Hayes, a 25-year ed-tech veteran, has joined us as our new Director of Institutional Partnerships. Kathleen will lead our U.S....

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What would happen if learning materials were provided to all students on or before the first day of class? Part II

October 20, 2016 • 2 minute read

Part 2 of 2: The Solution Previously we discussed why course materials pricing had increases well beyond inflation, and why the dynamics of this market has hurt student success....

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What would happen if learning materials were provided to all students on or before the first day of class? Part 1

October 10, 2016 • 3 minute read

Part 1 of 2: Why doesn’t this happen? If all required learning materials, including textbooks, were provided to all students on or before the first day of class, the average price...

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