Collaboration & Web 2.0


Updated Quiz Maker Suite Adds Improved Drag and Drop, Quiz Management

ProProfs has updated Quiz Maker, its online assessment creation suite, with a range of new tools and enhanced user features.

Business Students School Bank Execs on Social Media

A new reverse mentoring program through the University of Miami School of Business Administration aims to give bank executives a practical education on social media and digital technologies.

Khan Adds Personal Tutoring To Help Identify Skills Gap

Khan Academy has added a new personal tutor feature designed to help students figure out where to start their lessons and to know when they have mastered the concepts.

iSpring QuizMaker Gets Customizable Design, HTML5 and Flash Output

iSpring Solutions has updated QuizMaker, its assessment creation tool. Version 7 adds support for HTML5 output and also includes branching support and new customization options for test presentation.



Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

iPad Annotation Tool Expands PDF Manipulation Capabilities

An update has been released for Branchfire's iOS-based annotation tool for students and teachers, iAnnotate.

Plato Courseware Expands Career Technical Education Offerings

Online learning solutions provider Edmentum has launched eight career technical education courses for its Plato Courseware online learning curriculum, with 24 more CTE courses to be released in 2014.

Edvance360 LMS-SN Gets Support for Digital Badges

Edvance360 LMS-SN has added support for digital badges through integration with Credly, a credentialing and badging service.

WVU Parkersburg Moves Online Degree Programs to OpenClass

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is transitioning its online degree programs to a new platform and is restructuring and enhancing up to 220 of its courses with e-learning content and assessment.