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May 5, 2021 • 1 minute read
By: Rick Johnson

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 creating and adopting standards.

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Meeting the needs of today's student

October 10, 2017 • 2 minute read

This post appeared in its entirety in University Business. There is no doubt that today we live in a digital age, with our lives seemingly governed by the provision of connected,...

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On the road to digital maturity

October 4, 2017 • 1 minute read

Today’s learner is much different than the one we saw just a few years ago. It goes without saying they are much more digitally inclined and device dependent. In fact, recent...

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Set your students up for day-one success!

September 27, 2017 • 2 minute read

The process of preparing for the semester is daunting.It’s stressful figuring out how to get students to get the most from your course, usually accompanied by flipping through an...

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eBooks changed my life. No, really.

September 22, 2017 • 1 minute read

Remember the fun of going to the library and picking out books when you were a kid, or spending a relaxing afternoon browsing your favorite bookstore? I don’t. I’ve been legally...

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To buy or not to buy: the student course material quandary

September 19, 2017 • 1 minute read

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment in two- and four-year degree-granting programs rose from 13.2 to 17 million students (an increase of 30...

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University of Missouri System taking great strides toward access, affordability

September 12, 2017 • 1 minute read

One of the best things about my job is being able to go out and meet the faculty and administrators who are working to ensure all students have access to affordable course...

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Let’s improve access and affordability for all students

September 6, 2017 • 1 minute read

I have spent my entire career working with college and university campus stores to promote access to affordable course materials for all students. The academic success of college...

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5 Key Questions to Ask Before Creating Digital First Content

August 29, 2017 • 1 minute read

Creating digital content is an exciting but at times intimidating task. Considering these questions will help you create and deliver your content effectively.

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Inclusive Access program sees boost in student success

August 25, 2017 • 2 minute read

This piece appeared in its entirety in the July 3, 2017 edition of eCampus News. I’ve always considered myself a good student. I would dutifully tote textbooks and color-coded...

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Share, socialize, and stop reading in a vacuum!

August 21, 2017 • 1 minute read

A common debate over the years has been, what is better: TV or movies?Of late, TV is soundly winning the debate. Some people say it is because viewers prefer the shorter format....

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Data-Driven Content Insights for Publishers

August 16, 2017 • 1 minute read

For publishers and content creators, it’s all about learning:  • How does our content improve learning outcomes? • How can we ensure that the right content is in the right course?...

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Connect Portal Makes Inclusive Access Easy for Students

August 7, 2017 • 1 minute read

The “Inclusive Access” model is rapidly gaining traction by delivering high-quality digital course materials to students on the first day of class at a fraction of traditional...

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