Collaboration & Web 2.0


Follett, XanEdu Partner on Custom Course Materials

Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.

Newrow Updates Video Classroom Platform with Breakout Rooms

Newrow has updated its video classroom platform to allow students to create and control their own video study rooms.

Drexel University classroom

Cutting-Edge Student-Centric Classrooms Handle Many Pedagogies at Drexel

Two reconfigured classrooms are facilitating student collaboration and providing flexible options for teaching and learning.

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, "Faculty Perspectives on Courseware," from Tyton Partners.

Clickers Go Mobile

Clickers Go Mobile

Two universities are using a student response app to make classes more interactive, without the need for specialized hardware.



UC Irvine Opens Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate courses freely available online.

Mersive Intros All-in-One Wireless Media Streaming Device

Mersive today introduced the Solstice Pod, a wireless media streaming device for video collaboration.

McGraw-Hill Education Upgrades Connect Learning Platform with Mobile Interface

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new mobile version of its Connect learning platform, optimized for tablets.

Versal, Wolfram Partner To Facilitate Online Course Creation

Versal and Wolfram Research are joining forces to make it easier for teachers to insert interactive elements into the online courses and other learning experiences they create — without coding.

Adaptive Learning Tops Strategic Tech List for Education

Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning.