Collaboration & Web 2.0


Adobe Connect Mobile 2.1 Expands Virtual Classroom Support

Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.

Why Is This CIO on Twitter?

One of Twitter's most prolific CIO users shares his tips for getting the most out of the platform. Plus, 8 other tweeting CIOs weigh in.

Moodle 2.5 Adds Open Badges Support, Bootstrap Theme

Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system.

The Rise of eText

A discussion of eText and how higher education institutions can prepare for a shift from print to digital course materials and textbooks.

Jenzabar Launches eLearning LMS with Synchronous Collaboration, In-Forum Grading

Jenzabar has released the newest version of its learning management system, Jenzabar eLearning (formerly eRacer), with synchronous collaboration tools and the ability to grade from within discussion forums.



Developers Encouraged to Create LTI Apps with $250 Awards

A new initiative to encourage development of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications for education will reward developers with "bounty" money. The program is sponsored by a group of education technology vendors and the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

Study Ranks Accessibility of Top Learning Management Systems

A university study comparing learning management systems has concluded that the latest crop of learning management systems evaluated have made "significant progress" since the assessments started in 2005. However, one of the report's authors noted, "We believe much more needs to be done."

Why Your Campus Needs a Mobile Users Group

At decentralized universities, it can be difficult to share knowledge about teaching with mobile devices. A users group can help bridge the divide.

Edmentum Revs Adult Ed Courseware with New Search, Modularization

Online learning program provider Edmentum is making it easier to search its 100 units in reading, writing, and math to prepare adult learners for college or career. The update to Edmentum Higher Ed courseware, which includes content modularization, is available now.

HTML5 Moodle Mobile App Comes to Android, iOS

Moodle HQ has released an all-new HTML5-based mobile app for both Android and iOS.