Collaboration & Web 2.0


Hot or Not 2013

What's Hot, What's Not 2013

As we embark on a new year, CT asks five IT experts to pick the winners and losers among the trends swirling in higher education.

6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

Three leaders in flipped classroom instruction share their best practices for creating a classroom experience guaranteed to inspire lifelong learning.

Campus Grumble Launches Online Discussion Platform for Student Concerns

Campus Grumble has launched a new online platform intended to provide students with a positive forum for articulating concerns to school administrators as a way of fostering change.

Knowillage Releases Adaptive Learning Development Tool for Canvas

Knowillage Systems has released Knowillage LEArning Path (LeaP), a personalized and adaptive learning development tool for the Instructure Canvas learning management system.

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.