Online education promises learning opportunities for all, but too many community college students lack the tech skills--and the access--to take advantage of these resources. CT takes a closer look at the problem.
ShareStream has updated its online video platform and media management system. ShareStream 5.7 includes a new Course Media Copy Wizard and new tools for embedding ShareStream playlists into content management systems.
McGraw-Hill Education launched the company's first adaptive math placement platform at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim.
The use of big data, instruction through mobile devices, online learning (including MOOCs), and virtual and remote laboratories that emulate real ones are the technologies that will have the greatest impact on "STEM+" education over the next year.
Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy has implemented a video collaboration solution to enable distance learning and lecture capture, as well as remote pharmacy services for underserved areas.
Panopto has updated its video content management system and video viewer to provide improved access for people with visual and hearing impairments, batch upload for video assets, and new security features.
Cost savings promised by the expansion of online education are tough to pinpoint, including those programs that promise to be free for students.
At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.
No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.
Lectora has released a new learning management system designed for rapid deployment, Lectora Express.