Collaboration & Web 2.0


Everything You Need to Know About LinkedIn University Pages

Now that LinkedIn is targeting colleges and universities with its professional social networking service, it's time for schools to sort out what kind of commitment to make and dive in.

ePortfolio Leaders: In Utah, A Community College Sets the Pace of Change

CT talks with Salt Lake Community College's ePortfolio leaders about that institution's ePortfolio initiative and its leadership in the state.

Collective Digital Traces Could Predict Impact of Emergencies

Research undertaken by three institutions has uncovered a link between the number of images posted to photo sharing site Flickr and the intensity of the storm being captured in those Flickr images.

U Scranton, Canisius Push Differentiated Instruction with LMS Migration

In an effort to support personalized learning, the University of Scranton and Canisius College, two schools in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, are migrating their LMS to Desire2Learn Learning Suite.

Moodle LMS Gets Boost from Google Summer of Code

With the end of the latest Google "Summer of Code," the open source learning management system Moodle has added several new plugins and feature enhancements thanks to student coders.



Moodle Looks for QA Testers for Release 2.6

Moodle is looking for quality assurance testers as developers gear up to release version 2.6 next month.

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Adaptive Math Placement Platform

McGraw-Hill Education launched the company's first adaptive math placement platform at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim.

Jenzabar Revs Social Media Platform for Higher Ed

Jenzabar released the latest version of Jenzabar Social at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim last week.

Auburn U Pharmacy School Uses Video Collaboration for Distance Learning

Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy has implemented a video collaboration solution to enable distance learning and lecture capture, as well as remote pharmacy services for underserved areas.

Blackboard Integrates Virtual Classroom, Releases Free Student Response System

At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.