Social learning management system Lore has added a new feature that lets on-campus clubs and groups collaborate using the free tool.
Coursera's on a growing streak. The number of new institutions of higher education to sign onto the free online course site has more than doubled, bringing the total count of colleges and universities participating to 33 from 16. Among the new schools participating: Berklee College of Music, Columbia University, Ohio State, Vanderbilt, and Wesleyan.
Virtual classroom provider WizIQ has released a new Android app for students, which includes a subset of features available in desktop application.
AAEEBL's President and CEO Trent Batson examines trends in the ePortfolio marketplace. Through a series of recent interviews with 14 companies that provide the technology, Batson identified key areas to watch as this fledgling market blends with other important technologies and begins to find some real maturity.
In a move to cut costs and add features, a Florida university has deployed a new open-source learning management system.
Celly has unveiled its free group texting service, which allows schools and universities to create "cells," or private virtual groups, for class discussions, polls, and more. Celly simultaneously launched an Android app, which will be available for free download on Google Play.
A team of students from Drexel University has successfully created a collaborative app for conference and classroom use that works across mobile operating systems.
In the face of a shrinking number of staff members to do the manual labor and grander plans to look further afield when hiring faculty, this college sought a better way to collaborate on faculty hiring.
Ivy Tech Community College will integrate an enterprise student success system with its existing learning management system, student information system, and degree-audit system in an effort to foster student success systemwide.
Moodle HQ has released updates to the Moodle open source learning management system. The new Moodle 2.3.2 and 2.2.5, available now, incorporate several minor fixes and enhancements and resolve a number of security-related issues.