Collaboration & Web 2.0


Strong Acids and Shakespeare Sonnets: Making Mobile Apps for Liberal Arts

Unimpressed by the digital textbooks their students are using more and more, these two profs have set out to augment learning with small but potent mobile apps.

Bridging the Gap Between Classroom Learning and Career Skills

An innovative sandbox at Bentley University encourages students to explore careers and other opportunities utilizing today's collaborative technologies.

Coker College Adopts New LMS To Improve Retention

South Carolina's Coker College has selected a new learning management system as part of an effort to improve enrollment and retention.

5 Business Schools Adopt New LMS

Five business schools have recently gone public with their decision to implement the same new learning management system because it complements the schools' emphasis on educational innovation.

MOOC-Like Udemy Offers iPad App

Udemy, a company that has more than 4,900 courses online, many of them for free, has launched an iPad app that allows students to view videos and related resources on their mobile devices.



Internet2 and Educause To Kick Off Electronic Content Pilot Project

Internet2 and Educause have introduced a new electronic content pilot project for higher education targeted for a spring 2013 launch.

Jenzabar Unveils Jenzabar Social

Jenzabar, a provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, has launched a new solution that designed to help colleges and universities leverage Facebook as a communications tool.

Altius Education Launches First Beta Course for Helix

Altius Education has debuted its first course for the Helix platform, a learning environment that takes a narrative, storytelling approach to online education, matching students' interests with the information being taught.

Echo360 Captures LectureTools

Echo360 this week completed its acquisition of education technology developer LectureTools.

Cisco Unveils WebEx Social Tools for Higher Ed

Cisco has launched a package of cloud-based social networking, online communication, and content creation tools for colleges and universities.