Collaboration & Web 2.0


Moodle 2.5.3 Released, Moodle 2.6 Passes QA Testing

Moodle has been updated to version 2.5.3. The new version includes minor updates, including bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and feature improvements.

Kno Bought Out by Intel

Intel has acquired Kno, the education software and e-textbook platform developer.

Khan Academy Gains J. Paul Getty Museum Education Resources

Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.

Everything You Need to Know About LinkedIn University Pages

Now that LinkedIn is targeting colleges and universities with its professional social networking service, it's time for schools to sort out what kind of commitment to make and dive in.

ePortfolio Leaders: In Utah, A Community College Sets the Pace of Change

CT talks with Salt Lake Community College's ePortfolio leaders about that institution's ePortfolio initiative and its leadership in the state.



Collective Digital Traces Could Predict Impact of Emergencies

Research undertaken by three institutions has uncovered a link between the number of images posted to photo sharing site Flickr and the intensity of the storm being captured in those Flickr images.

U Scranton, Canisius Push Differentiated Instruction with LMS Migration

In an effort to support personalized learning, the University of Scranton and Canisius College, two schools in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, are migrating their LMS to Desire2Learn Learning Suite.

Gale Intros Usage Purchase Model for E-books

Gale's new purchasing model enables college and university libraries to buy e-books from Gale Virtual Reference Library according to actual usage.

New Mellon Grant Preserves Digital Journals at Cornell and Columbia

Two university libraries will be working together to preserve the content from their collections of digital journals.

Moodle LMS Gets Boost from Google Summer of Code

With the end of the latest Google "Summer of Code," the open source learning management system Moodle has added several new plugins and feature enhancements thanks to student coders.