WebAssign, a company that provides online instructional tools, has released My Class Insights, a new analytics tool for students.
At the American Public University System, a successful project to update a traditional, peer-reviewed scholarly journal with rich media and interactive elements has inspired a new initiative: APUS is building out state-of-the-art course applications to accompany its traditional LMS-based courses.
Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc said he sees technology as central to the next evolutionary step in higher education, and he challenged colleges and universities to embrace and expand efforts around distance learning.
An application that lays additional class collaboration functionality on top of Google Apps for Education has added mobility features to its iOS version and hinted at an Android edition.
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education in Oregon has introduced two new online certificate programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management.
A California university is experimenting with student engagement in a science class using a special writing surface, a studio audience and a streaming media site. Now, the institution is considering adding a second set-up just like it and others in the California State University system may follow.
Lone Star College's Tomball campus has added technology from TEKVOX that allows small student groups to work together and share their computer screens.
Smart Sparrow has launched an instructional design platform that allows faculty to create their own adaptive courseware.
Instructure Canvas has a new lecture capture and video solution in its Open LTI App Collection.
Penn State's One Button Studio has changed the meaning of "video literacy," giving students and instructors the tools to create professional-looking videos without technical assistance.