Collaboration & Web 2.0


MindMixer Updates Site, Interface To Boost Engagement

Online communities platform MindMixer has redesigned its Web site and user interface with the goal of helping its clients increase user engagement.

Box Targets Education With Expanded Partner Network

Cloud content management service provider Box inks new partnerships in an effort to broaden its reach to the K-20 education market.

Turning Business Students Into Better Employees

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.

Using Technology to 'Turbo' Through Accreditation

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.

CourseSmart Adds Analytics on Student E-Text Usage

E-textbook vendor CourseSmart has released a data analytics platform that has been in testing since last year.



University of Pennsylvania Unifies Learning Management System Deployment

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 Acquires Grockit Test Prep

Kaplan has acquired Grockit's social learning platform and test preparation assets. In related news, Grockit has changed its name to Learnist.

Florida State College Faculty Vote Against New LMS

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 Licenses Support and Learning Material with Creative Commons

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.

2013 Innovators Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

The Research Network allows people to find other individuals on campus studying similar topics and form their own groups to collaborate around specific subjects.