Collaboration & Web 2.0


Santa Barbara Business College Moves LMS to Private Cloud

Santa Barbara Business College has moved its learning management system to a private-cloud-as-a-service to gain more control over feature implementation and customization.

New Insight 360 Provides Immediate Access to Assessments

eInstruction has released a new version of Insight 360, integrating the platform with a range of mobile technologies intended to give classroom teachers more immediate access to formative and summative assessments.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.

Webster U To Adopt New LMS To Serve Multiple Campuses, Online Courses

This summer Webster University will be transitioning to a new learning management system for WorldClassRoom, its global education organization.

Micro- and Macro-Blogging: 3 Major Differences and Their Benefits to Instruction

Although similar, macro- and micro-blogging differ from one another in important ways. Recognizing those distinctions can help instructors find new ways to engage learners and improve outcomes.



edX in the Community College: The MassBay Experience

During the Spring 2013 Semester, students at MassBay Community College will be able to take a three-credit hour course on Practical Python Programming that incorporates online course materials and instructional tools developed at MIT and made available through edX. Through its partnership with edX, MassBay will examine how courses developed at a premier research and teaching institution like MIT can be leveraged effectively by community colleges.

Wave Connects Student Response Devices to Blackboard, Moodle

eInstruction has unveiled a new piece of software designed to simplify formative and summative tests in higher education. The software, Wave, connects the institution's LMS with classroom clickers and other devices.

Canvas Adds Free Android App

Instructure has released Canvas for Android, a free app that allows students and faculty to access the company's learning management system from Android mobile devices.

Adobe To Add Behance Online Portfolio Service into Creative Cloud

Adobe Systems has just entered the online design portfolio business with the purchase of privately held Behance.

Marian University Completes LMS Implementation

Marian University in Indianapolis has completed its implementation of a new learning management system to serve students, faculty, and staff.