Collaboration & Web 2.0


EchoSystem Lecture Capture Tool Adds Android 4 Support, On-Air Checks

Echo360 has released an update to its flagship lecture capture tool, EchoSystem. The latest release, version 5.4, adds new support for Android 4.0 (or higher) and reduces storage requirements.

What Will Drive Technology Adoption in Colleges and Universities This Decade

The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.

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The 6 Most Important Technologies To Impact Teaching and Learning in the Next 5 Years

Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Accepting Applications for Mentor Program

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology, is accepting applications through May 5.

Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS

This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.



Taskstream Adds LMS Integration

New Enterprise Data Hub feature integrates Taskstream with Blackboard and Moodle systems.

Enrollment: Earth — Global Strategies in Higher Education

Discussions one might find in the general press about the notion of "globalization" often focus on economic mechanisms. But put the term in a higher education setting and you have something very unique, values you won't necessarily find in other markets. A CT Q&A examines globalization in the higher education context with Marist College Senior Academic Technology Officer Josh Baron.

Tufts U, Emerson Develop Video Game To Prepare Students for Community Service

Tufts University and Emerson College have developed a multi-player, interactive, online video game designed to prepare college students for community service and internships.

What's Hot, What's Not 2014

5 IT thought leaders take the temperature of the biggest tech trends in higher education.

Mersive Updates Solstice 1.2 Software

Mersive has announced enhancements to its Solstice product, display software that enables multiple users to connect simultaneously to a shared display using a range of devices and applications over an existing WiFi or Ethernet network.