Pearson is the world's learning company, with 35,000 employees across 70 countries worldwide. Their unique insight and world-class expertise comes from our long history of working closely with teachers, learners, researchers, authors, and thought leaders. Whether it’s through new digital learning products in the US, developing qualiﬁcations and assessments in the UK, training school leaders in the Middle East, teaching English in China, or educating professionals, they’re helping people make progress in their lives through learning.
Verificient Technologies is a SaaS firm, utilizing biometrics, computer vision, and machine learning to deliver world-class solutions in continuous identity verification and remote monitoring. Weaving these advanced technologies together with user-centered design and award-winning customer service, our patented, automated approach pairs usability with accurate results and true scalability. Serving a variety of markets, including higher education, HR and recruitment, and remote labor-force management, our solutions - Proctortrack, FreshHire, and RemoteDesk - are built to achieve custom integrations and contain configurable settings to meet each client’s unique needs.
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Barnes & Noble Education enhances the academic and social purpose of educational institutions. Through Barnes & Noble College, their flagship business, they act as a strategic partner to improve academic outcomes; provide value and support to students and faculty; and create loyalty and retention, all while supporting the financial goals of their college and university partners.
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Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place. It integrates seamlessly with hundreds of apps, empowering teachers and students with countless tools to make teaching and learning easier and more fun.
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Blindside Networks is a company dedicated to helping universities, colleges and commercial companies deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote students. Blindside Networks does this by providing commercial support and hosting for BigBlueButton, an open source web conferencing system for distance education.
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BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system designed for online education. It's goal is to provide remote students a high-quality online learning experience. Fred Dixon, Product Manager for BigBlueButton, will give an overview of the product and it's road map (including support for mobile clients). Everyone is welcome to attend -- especially those that have used BigBlueButton before and would like to give feedback directly to the project.
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Reimagining the Online Learning Experience in Higher Education
Smart Sparrow is a global leader in adaptive and personalized learning technology with offices in San Francisco and Sydney. It was founded by Dr. Dror Ben-Naim, who led a research group in the field of Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Educational Data Mining at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, resulting in the development of the Adaptive eLearning Platform.
Engage Every Student: Learner-Centered Design & Adaptive Tech
MRA International is a state contract authorized, HP Platinum Partner specializing in providing Technology Solutions to Educational Institutions. We are proud to manage the HP PC Purchase Cycle for Rutgers University. Look for us on Findtech at: www.mrainternational.com/rutgers. We are your one point of contact for access to thousands of IT manufacturers. As a full-service facility with all the benefits of a local, family-owned company, we consistently provide a top-notch level of personal service. We always lead with our client’s best interest in mind and accelerate their success by serving as a trusted partner who understands their business goals and stays abreast of new technology to provide buying recommendations and best support their ongoing operations.
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