Collaboration & Web 2.0


Online University Adopts New LMS To Improve Student Experience

A for-profit online university has completed a migration to a new learning system started earlier this year.

Versal Course Creation Tool Adds Chrome App, LTI Compatibility

Versal has added a Chrome app and learning tools interoperability to its course creation tool, also called Versal.

Survey: Facebook Still Most Popular Social Network, Others Gaining

Facebook continues to be the most widely used social network among online adults, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan School of Information and the Pew Research Center.

Alternative Social Media Tools

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

Facebook and Twitter may be ubiquitous, but there are many other social media tools out there that can enhance teaching and learning. Here, three educators share their favorites.

Cengage Learning Unveils Digital Study and Assessment Tool

Cengage Learning's 4LTR Press has launched 4LTR Press Online, a digital learning tool featuring personalized study and assessment resources.



What To Change About Teaching and Learning in 2015

As we head into a new year, we naturally consider opportunities for change. Here, CT asks Penn State's Kyle Bowen where educators might place their development efforts for 2015.

D2L Updates Brightspace with Game-Based Learning Service

D2L has updated its Brightspace learning management platform with improved support for end users and game-based learning.

Cengage Learning Partners with Cerego on Memory Management for Psych Students

Cengage Learning has partnered with Cerego on an integration targeted specifically at helping psychology students understand and apply large quantities of data and complex concepts.

WebAssign Adds Integrations with Canvas, Brightspace

WebAssign has partnered with Instructure and Desire2Learn in an effort to make it easier for students to access WebAssign course content through the companies' respective learning management systems, Canvas and Brightspace.

Cornell Taps Blackboard Internet2 NET+ Package for Learning, Analytics and Content

Cornell University is rolling out Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ learning, analytics and content offering, a suite of tools the institution helped create as a member of the Internet2 community.