Today's employers are looking for graduates with polished soft skills -- creative problem solvers who can work well with others, communicate effectively, and adjust quickly to shifts in the business environment. See how one Illinois institution is using Web-based collaboration tools to foster these important skills in business students.
How can you minimize the time faculty are pulled away from teaching during an accreditation review period? Learn how Johnston Community College leveraged their existing classroom management technology to streamline the process.
E-textbook vendor CourseSmart has released a data analytics platform that has been in testing since last year.
The University of Pennsylvania has launched an effort to unify its four undergraduate schools and 12 graduate and professional schools under one campus-wide learning management system.
Kaplan has acquired Grockit's social learning platform and test preparation assets. In related news, Grockit has changed its name to Learnist.
Following a pilot program to test a new learning management system, faculty at Florida State College at Jacksonville have voted to stick with their existing LMS.
Autodesk, provider of 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services, has licensed its Media and Entertainment support, along with learning content for its 2014 product line, with Creative Commons.
The Research Network allows people to find other individuals on campus studying similar topics and form their own groups to collaborate around specific subjects.
Liberty U's Dissertation Portal provides Ph.D. candidates with an individual secure site to post their progress and collaborate with peers.
Cost is the main reason why colleges and universities are shifting from paper to electronic textbooks, according to a new report from the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR). Other motivating factors behind e-textbook adoption include availability, portability, functionality, and innovation.