Collaboration & Web 2.0


D2L Intros Revamped Platform 'Brightspace' with Adaptive Learning

Desire2Learn is using the stage of its annual user conference, Fusion 2014, to shorten its moniker and announce a new branding for its set of education applications.

Cengage Brings Speech Capture Software to MindTap

Cengage Learning has partnered with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.

Marist College The FOLD

A Student-Driven Online Collaborative Learning Environment

Marist College's The FOLD is a student-designed and delivered learning initiative combining a Web site, MOOC and open online community.

Updated iTunes U Brings Course Tools to iPad

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know

Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.



Credo's Research Tool Now Includes New Accessibility, Mobile Updates

New updates to Credo’s research tool, Online Reference Service, are making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to search for materials. Accessibility features and language support is also being added.

Tech Report: Students Gear Up for Fall

Students arriving on campus this fall will carry with them an average of seven devices.

Gale Adds 10 Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has added 10 new resources, comprising millions of pages, to its digital collections program for academic libraries.

Brief: New Software for iOS Screen Sharing on Any Computer

Sharing an iPad or iPhone screen just got easier, thanks to the new Mirroring360 software from Splashtop.

MSU Entomology Researchers Implement Dedicated Messaging Platform

The Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory at Michigan State University's Department of Entomology has implemented a messaging platform to provide dedicated e-mail addresses, distribution lists and instant messaging for researchers.