Udemy, a company that has more than 4,900 courses online, many of them for free, has launched an iPad app that allows students to view videos and related resources on their mobile devices.
Altius Education has debuted its first course for the Helix platform, a learning environment that takes a narrative, storytelling approach to online education, matching students' interests with the information being taught.
Echo360 this week completed its acquisition of education technology developer LectureTools.
Internet2 and Educause have introduced a new electronic content pilot project for higher education targeted for a spring 2013 launch.
Cisco has launched a package of cloud-based social networking, online communication, and content creation tools for colleges and universities.
Jenzabar, a provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, has launched a new solution that designed to help colleges and universities leverage Facebook as a communications tool.
Sonic Foundry is previewing an update to its Mediasite EX Webcasting and streaming media suite, incorporating a range of workflow and content creation enhancements.
Iowa Central Community College implemented student response systems campus wide this fall. The initiative originated from the interests of faculty, and the college has kept faculty choice as the key factor in the deployment and use of the clickers in any course or program. Here, CT asks Jennifer Condon, the dean of Liberal Arts & Sciences, about the progress of the clicker initiative and lessons learned.
McGraw-Hill Education has made its LearnSmart adaptive study tool available for purchase by students for the first time. The company is previewing its new adaptive study solutions this week at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver, CO.
Students using Blackboard Learn can now view high definition video from the LMS on their PC and Mac computers or mobile devices running iOS.