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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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Post-Rush Courseware Results

November 15, 2018 • 1 minute read

 As you may have read about in either my post back in December or our recent press release with Pearson, VitalSource continues its commitment to improving and simplifying access...

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The student view: Digital makes learning possible

September 12, 2018 • 1 minute read

When Christopher Weaver was considering graduate school to facilitate a career change, he knew it would be a challenge.“I had concerns with the time I had to spare as I work full...

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We're Better Together

August 8, 2018 • 2 minute read

While not quite as catchy as Jack Johnson’s hit single, the title of this blog is meant to serve as an open invitation to anyone who wants to improve the status quo. For years,...

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Study finds two-thirds of students feel more confident in what they learn with eTextbooks

May 1, 2018 • 1 minute read

VitalSource commissioned Shift Learning to conduct research with current students in the United Kingdom to explore the perceived impact of eTextbooks on students’ learning...

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Supporting the accessibility community through a time of change

March 30, 2018 • 2 minute read

We’ve written before on this blog about the promise of digital textbooks to improve the learning experience for students with special needs. Today, I’d like to take a closer look...

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Supporting your course lifecycle with VitalSource

March 8, 2018 • 1 minute read

Designing courses can be a challenge, especially for an online environment. There are many tasks involved, such as defining competencies, identifying appropriate content, creating...

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The Caliper Transformation

February 13, 2018 • 1 minute read

At VitalSource, we’re all about improving learning outcomes and affordability, at scale. While digital delivery of materials through new models like Inclusive Access have made...

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Easy access to digital tools to support student success

December 21, 2017 • 1 minute read

As a father or two young boys, I recently attended parent-teacher conferences where my children went through stations showing their recent work. When we reached the computer...

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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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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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Carrera Talks Tech with Neil Hughes

August 3, 2017 • 1 minute read

VitalSource is “a technology company that makes it really easy for institutions to ensure every student has the content they need for learning the first day of class, at...

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