In a Q&A with Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University's Senior Lecturer in Computer Information Systems, we explore how big data is increasingly flourishing all around us, and what that means for instruction, for the academic disciplines, and for IT in higher education.
Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.4.3 one week after the release of version 2.4.2. The update addresses a regression that accidentally made its way into 2.4.2, preventing teachers from accessing server files in some circumstances.
Users of the open-source learning management system Moodle will now be able to access course information and other features from their mobile devices.
Facebook users are sharing less personal information publicly and more privately, but despite attempts to protect their privacy on the site, they often unwittingly end up sharing personal details with third-party apps and advertisers, according to a new study published in The Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality.
Joint venture aims to provide instructors with tools they can use to gauge learner comprehension and create an engaging classroom environment.
Blackboard Collaborate has added support for Learning Tools Interoperability specifications. The move makes the online collaboration platform available from any LTI-compliant learning management system.
ShareStream recently unveiled a new version of its video extension for teaching and learning that integrates with Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Environment.
Canvas users will be able to share Google Docs with groups of individuals more quickly following Instructure's update of its learning platform as the result of an update to the system.
The Connecticut Board of Regents, which oversees the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, will adopt a new learning management system to connect all 17 of its higher education institutions on one platform.
Following a site analysis and evaluation of user feedback, Adobe has re-launched Education Exchange, its free online community for educators with new features, including social media capabilities, and a new design. is available now, after the company evaluated user feedback and conducted a site analysis.