Collaboration & Web 2.0


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.

Mersive Intros All-in-One Wireless Media Streaming Device

Mersive today introduced the Solstice Pod, a wireless media streaming device for video collaboration.

McGraw-Hill Education Upgrades Connect Learning Platform with Mobile Interface

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new mobile version of its Connect learning platform, optimized for tablets.

Adaptive Learning Tops Strategic Tech List for Education

Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning.



Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

MakerBot Innovation Center

3D Printing Heats Up on Campus

More than just a toy for engineers, 3D printing is beginning to move from experimental tech to multi-disciplinary learning tool.

Research: How Twitter Is Shaping the Common Core Debate

The continued unraveling of the Common Core makes for compelling drama — at least that's how a research project has begun presenting it.

Koondis developers

Social Homework Platform Aims to Boost Student Engagement

Three Cal State Long Beach physics professors developed a new tool for making large lecture courses more interactive.

Why You Now Need a Team to Create and Deliver Learning

Institutions that use a team-based approach to creating and delivering education content and learning experiences will differentiate themselves and succeed, even as the pace of change — both in technology and in the disciplines — accelerates, says Daniel Christian, a senior instructional designer at Calvin College.