Blackboard has added both an open enrollment option and mobile support for its CourseSites cloud-based course option.
Virginia State University has deployed an academic social network to help boost student engagement.
ShareStream has unveiled a streaming video extension for Blackboard Learn that integrates with the learning management system's (LMS) assignment tool, allowing for the creation and assessment of video assignments.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has deployed Microsoft Live@edu to more than 7.5 million students and faculty throughout India.
After an expansive "conversation" among faculty, students, and staff, the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has decided to adopt Instructure Canvas as its next learning management system (LMS).
Facebook has unveiled Groups for Schools to connect students and faculty at colleges and universities.
Echo360 has released EchoSystem 5, an update to the lecture capture and blended-learning platform that adds live webcasting features and new software-based classroom capture.
Ruth Reynard, associate professor of education and director of the Center for Instructional Technology at Trevecca Nazarene University, explains how instructors can move beyond using Twitter to keep students up to date on announcements and assignments and begin using the service to to facilitate learning.
Tufts University is taking its enterprise content, course, learning, knowledge, and curriculum management system for health sciences, known as Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK), open source.
Can the goals of 21st century learning be met by retooled legacy LMSs, or does the future belong to open learning platforms that utilize the latest technology?