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September 14, 2022 • 1 minute read
By: Mike Hale, Ph.D., Chief Learning and Content Officer

VitalSource has long been committed to increasing student success through easy access to affordable content. We also believe that if you can, you must improve learning for students and expand educational opportunities for all learners. Of course, we are not alone in this view and it is the reason many companies have built assessment-rich course materials. 

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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 print...

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What You Need to Know about Content Security

March 9, 2021 • 3 minute read

The demand for digital learning materials and online modalities is growing, and this rapid digital expansion can jeopardize content integrity and security. Publishers’...

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Helping Students with Adaptivity

March 2, 2021 • 2 minute read

My colleague Benny Johnson and I recently presented a paper for a special session on Adaptive Instructional Systems during the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer...

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Diving into Students' Digital Study Habits

February 11, 2021 • 1 minute read

Two of our smartest data nerds recently dug into what we know and can learn about student study habits. In the latest podcast from the Verba I VitalSource Coffee Chat series, Nick...

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Impactful Learning: A Q&A with Benny Johnson and Rachel Van Campenhout

February 4, 2021 • 5 minute read

Benny Johnson, PhD, director of research and development, and Rachel Van Campenhout, learning science specialist, are both published researchers, experts in research and learning...

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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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Reflecting with Gratitude

December 21, 2020 • 1 minute read

In a year that has brought so many unexpected challenges, the VitalSource team wishes to express our deepest gratitude to those in the education community who have worked...

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