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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Announces Partnership with Junction Education to Expand Reach of Adaptive College Courseware

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 12, 2016 11:57:41 AM

    We are proud to announce a new partnership with Junction Education, an adaptive courseware provider focused on affordable, engaging, and effective college courses for high-enrollment introductory subject areas spanning Psychology, Sociology, Biology, U.S. History, and Economics. Students average 65+ minutes per study session in Junction courses with most students logging in for two to four sessions a week.

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    Topics: Adaptive Learning, Junction Education, Online Learning

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Partners with Faculty to Deliver Custom Learning Solutions

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 6, 2016 4:30:20 PM

    We are excited to announce a brand new initiative for custom learning solutions that enhance the teaching and learning experience. As a result of ongoing collaboration with faculty, this partnership includes a wide-variety of services, such as full or augmented course development, program mapping, new test bank development, sample syllabus creation, interactive lectures, expert consultation and course assessment with subject matter experts and instructional designers, as well as project management support. In addition to these offerings, faculty will have the opportunity to receive full onboarding training and ongoing support. Read the press release.
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    Topics: custom learning solutions, eBooks, eLearning, Higher Education, Online Learning

    10 Reasons Why You Should Adopt Understanding Viruses, Third Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Sep 30, 2016 10:57:08 AM

    The classic textbook Understanding Viruses, combines molecular, clinical, and historical aspects of human viral diseases in a new stunning interior design featuring high quality art that will engage readers. Preparing students for their careers, the Third Edition greatly expands on molecular virology and virus families. This practical text also includes the latest information on influenza, global epidemiology statistics, and the recent outbreaks of Zika and Ebola viruses to keep students on the forefront of cutting-edge virology information. Numerous case studies and feature boxes illuminate fascinating research and historical cases stimulate student interest, making the best-selling Understanding Viruses the clear choice in virology.

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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, Biology, eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning, Science, science, Virology

    10 Reasons Why You Should Adopt An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Third Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Sep 20, 2016 3:10:15 PM

    In a world heavily influenced by popular forensic television dramas, the real-life duties and complexities involved in crime scene investigation are often misrepresented and misunderstood. An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Third Edition is a comprehensive and accurate overview of the practical application of forensic science in crime scene investigation.

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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, Criminal Justice, eBooks, Higher Education, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Announces Integration of Canvas with Navigate 2

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 1, 2016 2:49:53 PM

    We are excited to announce that we have integrated Canvas, the popular learning management system (LMS), with Navigate 2. Responding to the needs of instructors and students, Jones & Bartlett Learning has created a seamless experience that will save time and make teaching and learning easier. For the first time, instructors and students using Canvas will be able to sign in to their Navigate 2 courses using their Canvas accounts for an identical Navigate 2 experience.

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    Topics: learning management system, canvas, Jones & Bartlett, LMS, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    New White Paper Shows Frequent Use of Navigate 2 Enhances Student Learning Experiences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 17, 2016 4:35:04 PM

    In our continuing efforts to measure the real-life impact of Navigate 2, we recently surveyed students and instructors who used it over the course of a semester. In our new white paper, we examine the findings that those who used Navigate 2 often reported more positive learning experiences. Read the white paper now.

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    Topics: eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    New White Paper Shows Increased Use of Navigate 2 Improves Student Enrichment

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2015 1:37:39 PM

    Earlier this year, we surveyed students about their experience using Navigate 2 over the course of a semester. Participating students received access to Navigate 2 online course materials, including an interactive eBook, student practice activities, and assessments. In our new white paper, we examine the findings that students who used Navigate 2 often reported more positive learning experiences.

    Read the full white paper now.

    Navigate 2 Scores High on Student Satisfaction Rates

    Overall, when asked if they would recommend Navigate 2 for that course in the future, 81% of students said that they would. For students who used Navigate 2 o­ften during their course, 90% reported that they would recommend it. Additionally, of those students who would recommend Navigate 2, the reasons most frequently cited were its helpfulness as a study tool and ease of use. For example, more than 70% of students found Navigate 2 easy to use.

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    Topics: eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    New Research Shows Majority of College Students Are Working

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 28, 2015 5:35:10 PM

    In today's world, traditional students are no longer the norm. New research from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that over the past 25 years, 70% of enrolled students have also been working. The just released Learning While Earning: The New Normal report examines the challenges that these 14 million college students face in balancing work, school, and other priorities in their lives.

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    Topics: Higher Education, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Debuts Digital Review Product for Medical Students Preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK Exams

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 27, 2015 10:05:50 AM

    We're so proud to announce the debut of USMLE Benchmark, a new digital review product for medical students and residents preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK exams.

    “As leaders in providing high quality medical content and technology, we are pleased to introduce USMLE Benchmark. We spent over a year listening to medical students on their needs to drive better USMLE outcomes. USMLE Benchmark is the result of that effort – an affordable, comprehensive, easy-to-use, one stop destination for medical students,” said Eduardo Moura, Chief Product Officer, Jones & Bartlett Learning.

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    Topics: NBME blueprint, Online Learning, USMLE Benchmark, USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CK

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases Updated Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 14, 2015 2:43:46 PM

    Our Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding online course just keeps getting better. Created specifically to support the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, it is an essential resource for educating your staff to reach Baby-Friendly status.

    Structured in 15 modules and now mapped to the Baby-Friendly objectives, this updated course features new animations and knowledge checks throughout each module.

    “...provides valuable information and should be required for all healthcare workers who have contact with or provide medical care to young women, new moms and expectant moms.” – User Review

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    Topics: New Edition, baby-friendly, breastfeeding, lactation consultant, nursing, Online Learning, ten steps to successful breastfeeding, UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, world health organization

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