A new study out of Baylor University's College of Arts and Sciences suggests the social network can improve some aspects of students' academic performance and, in large classes, create a sense of connectedness that promotes active learning.
Aspen University has announced plans to replace its current LMS by the end of this year, motivated in part by the need for greater analytics tools and student engagement tracking.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is adopting new software in more than 70 classrooms to help students collaborate via mobile devices and built-in displays.
Saint Joseph's College in Maine is looking to track learning outcomes and increase retention and student engagement with Desire2Learn's learning platform.
Moodle is a powerful LMS, there can be no doubt. Regardless of all it can do, however, there are times when you want a student to do something completely different and yet continue to use Moodle as your interface. When those situations arise, you can turn to the features of the SCORM package to make this possible.
Nottingham Trent University has recently gone public with its attempts to improve its online assessment process with a private partner.
LMS provider Instructure has launched EduAppCenter.com, an open resource Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) catalog that lets users incorporate more than 130 education apps into their own LMS or education environment.
A followup to our recent Q&A with Trent Batson, "Who Creates Coherence in the College Experience?" Here, we've asked Batson to explore the mechanism of the ePortfolio and how students use the narrative and create coherence by telling their story.
Social media tools helped these young journalists get their stories at the Sochi Olympics.
Though they all ultimately had the same employer, up until about four years ago, researchers and scholars working within the City University of New York system may not have known about each other, even if they worked worked in the same discipline.