At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.
While the Internet may be wildly successful at bringing like-minded people together, it can be less effective at helping people gather together to act on shared grievances. A group of researchers undertook a study to try to understand the barriers that prevent online workers from taking collective action.
It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.
Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.
University of California, Berkeley students have a new place to virtually hang out, thanks to a new iPhone app developed by a recent graduate.
The Innovation Institute at the University of West Florida is using a digital collaboration system that lets people share content on a single screen from their own laptops, tablets and smartphones, so they can more easily discuss ideas and solve problems together.
When you discover that a teen in your life has posted something astonishingly inappropriate online and you find yourself asking, "What was he/she thinking?" you wouldn't be alone. But there's also little you can do to stop the practice. According to research at Pennsylvania State University, it's just the way teenagers approach their online activities.
With a newly expanded "Add to Profile" program from LinkedIn, colleges and universities can invite their graduates to display their degrees and certificates on their LinkedIn profiles by clicking a single link.
The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.
Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.