Collaboration & Web 2.0

U Michigan Library Adds Video Streaming Service

The University of Michigan is one of the newest institutions to adopt a service that delivers streaming video to colleges and universities.

Southwestern Michigan College to Use 3D Visualization in Science Classrooms

The college in Dowagiac, MI, will install Sensavis's The 3D Classroom software in every classroom of its newly renovated science center.

New Text Messaging Platform for Student Support

A new text messaging platform allows students to connect with faculty and staff via two-way text message communications.

InFocus Debuts Digital Whiteboard for Small Group Collaboration

The new DigiEasel is a 40-inch digital whiteboard that can be used in smaller classrooms or meeting spaces.

Why We Should Build Classes Around Mobile Tech

A University of Maryland communications professor sees mobile technology as key to engagement, learning and student success.

Mobile Journaling App Helps Students Document Field Learning

Tying together timelines, note-taking, geolocation and multimedia, The Traveler provides a cutting-edge mobile journaling experience for students working in the field, starting with the ability to record and visualize their pathways.

Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs

The company's free LMS now allows instructors to push Web sites to a room full of students, and the productivity suite has new templates, tools and capabilities.

Cengage Intros MindTap Apps for Digital Content

Education publishing company Cengage Learning has launched native mobile app editions of its digital content platform, MindTap.

A Better Way to Find the Right OER

By tapping into a free Web service that turns learning objectives into search terms, a DeVry professor is helping instructors identify the best open educational resources for their courses.

Survey: Most Students Prefer Traditional Texts over E-Books

Nearly three quarters — 72 percent — of college students prefer traditional textbooks to electronic versions, according to a new survey from Direct Textbook.