Collaboration & Web 2.0


Cybrary Launches Online Platform for IT Education

Cybrary has launched an online platform designed to help higher ed and K-12 teachers plan manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curricula.

LinkedIn Intros One-Click Program for Adding Degree Credentials to User Profiles

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.

WebAssign Adds New Homework Tools for University Science Books

WebAssign is expanding its online homework options with solutions for University Science Books, a publisher of astronomy, biology, chemistry and environmental science textbooks.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

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.

Feds Hint at Launching OER-Powered Online Skills Academy

Open Education Week is almost over, and the federal government has stepped in to put its support behind the development and use of open educational resources



Follett, XanEdu Partner on Custom Course Materials

Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.

Newrow Updates Video Classroom Platform with Breakout Rooms

Newrow has updated its video classroom platform to allow students to create and control their own video study rooms.

Drexel University classroom

Cutting-Edge Student-Centric Classrooms Handle Many Pedagogies at Drexel

Two reconfigured classrooms are facilitating student collaboration and providing flexible options for teaching and learning.

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, "Faculty Perspectives on Courseware," from Tyton Partners.

Clickers Go Mobile

Clickers Go Mobile

Two universities are using a student response app to make classes more interactive, without the need for specialized hardware.