Collaboration & Web 2.0


Adobe Re-Launches Online Community for Educators

Following a site analysis and evaluation of user feedback, Adobe has re-launched Education Exchange, its free online community for educators with new features, including social media capabilities, and a new design. is available now, after the company evaluated user feedback and conducted a site analysis.

TI Releases Graphing Calculator Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments has released two new apps for iPad that bring the functionality of its TI-Nspire graphing calculators to iOS.

Tools for Teamwork

Tools for Teamwork

As project-based learning picks up steam, faculty members are turning to innovative software tools to foster better collaboration among students.

Google Docs Restored at Oxford Following Brief Banishment by Security Team

Citing concerns over phishing attacks, University of Oxford's network security team recently took the unusual measure of blocking Google Docs campuswide. The team has since restored access to the service and apologized to end users for the disruption.

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Plugin Updated for Moodle 2.4

WizIQ has released an update to its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.4.



Mississippi Virtual Community College Moves LMS to the Cloud

Mississippi Virtual Community College will this summer begin offering its e-learning classes through a new cloud-based learning management system.

Storage, Conferencing Drive Campuses to the Cloud

Cloud computing in colleges and universities is growing and is expected to consume up to a third of the IT budget within the next four years.

Kno Advance Lets Publishers Convert Flat PDF Files into Interactive Textbooks

Education software company Kno has debuted Advance, a new platform that can convert PDFs and other flat document files into interactive electronic textbooks at no cost.

Crowdsourcing Innovation on Campus

By combining innovation management with crowdsourcing, Davenport University has found a potent formula for achieving continual improvement and encouraging organizational change.

Collaborating Via Web Conference

Advances in videoconferencing technology make it much easier for students and faculty to work together, regardless of where they are located.