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.

Desire2Learn Adds ShareStream Media Management

Desire2Learn has partnered with ShareStream to integrate the company's asynchronous video tools into its learning platform.

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.

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.

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.

Integrated Academic Planning Tools Pave the Way for Student Success

Tools geared toward promoting student success, no matter how useful individually, may become siloed on your campus, scattering potentially valuable academic planning resources for students. At the University of Washington, however, developers are making sure that UW's "MyPlan" will be integrated with other relevant tools and data. Jill Yetman, MyPlan project manager at UW, talked with CT about the strategy.

LoudCloud Updates LMS with Collaboration, Analytics Features

LoudCloud has updated its learning management system, to version 4.0, which includes new collaboration, analytics, and adaptive learning features.