Jones & Bartlett Learning and Junction Education Expand Partnership

When you think of today's in-demand jobs invariably things like cybersecurity, nursing and healthcare administration come top of mind. We're proud to announce our expanded partnership with Jones & Bartlett Learning covering adaptive, and OER-infused, versions of...

Post-Adaptive Learning is Here…and it is Magnificent

We're often asked about the research and thinking that goes into our ongoing process of building, testing, refining and improving Junction. So in the interest of promoting transparency, we've provided a window into how we've been thinking about the evolution of online...

Meet Junction Assist

As our roster of content partners, institutional partners and OER course adopters is growing at an accelerating rate we've spent the last few months working on something that should make all of your lives easier - improved help docs, FAQ's and... our first bot service...

Top Five Features in the Spring 2018 Release

Though snow is on the ground - at least here in the northeast - the spring semester is underway and that means a new major release of Junction for our publisher partners and OER course adopters.  With over a dozen new features and functions going live, we'll focus...

Digital tools improve students’ classroom experience

Education Dive covers the results of a recent survey by McGraw-Hill Education regarding students perspectives on using digital learning materials. From the article: Though many advocates continue to stress the importance of incorporating print materials into classroom...

Coaching Program Boosts First-Generation Student Retention Rates

Education Dive reported today on a recently conducted three-year study at Ivy Tech Community College aimed at boosting student retention rates through the use of coaching. The results are impressive, fall-to-fall retention rates rose from 36.9% to 49.6% and, not...

Top 5 Features in the Fall 2017 Release

As the Fall semester begins in earnest around the country we wanted to share with all of you some of the things that we've been working on to make your time spent in Junction more efficient and effective than ever. With that, let's jump to the top five countdown of...

The Macro View on Microlearning

Professor Semingson at the University of Texas at Arlington published a piece recently related to how microlearning can engage non-traditional students. To see the full article by Prof. Semingson please visit the link at the end of this post. Before we get too far,...

Students want more real-time information about progress

Education Dive reports on a new study by Blackboard relating to measuring the impacts on learning performance of using mobile notifications - a feature we've had available in Junction since 2015. Researchers found that students were particularly interested in...