Collaboration & Web 2.0


New Collegefeed Service Matches Students with Employers

A Web company that that matches up college students seeking jobs and internships with potential employers has launched a new social network service specifically for the employers.

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS

Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.

Beyond the MOOC Hype

What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?

Indiana U Deploys Videoconferencing Platform to Boost Distance Learning

Indiana University is rolling out a new videoconferencing solution across its eight campuses this spring in a move to support its growing distance learning and digital collaboration initiatives.

Plugin Adds Gaming and Social Networking to Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.



OpenStax Releases 6th Free Textbook

OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.

Dartmouth Rolls Out New Learning Management System

Dartmouth College has selected Canvas, from Instructure, for campus-wide deployment, following an 18-month 18-month review and pilot program.

Brief: TechSmith Debuts Mobile App for Snagit, Camtasia

TechSmith's new mobile app enables users to export images and video from their handheld devices to their TechSmith desktop program.

Note-Taking App Upgrade Released for Apple, Android and Windows 8

MetaMoJi has released version 2.0 of its Note Anytime app for Apple, Android and Windows 8 devices.

Student-Built Augmented Reality Tour Shares Black Paris

A professor of Africana studies who has maintained a longstanding virtual environment to teach his students about the Harlem Renaissance recently took a trip to Paris with a group of students to create an augmented reality tour of sites related to famous black expatriates.