VidTel and Vaddio have partnered to provide a cloud-based videoconferencing platform and equipment that allows the user to participate from a variety of systems and devices. VidTel's MeetMe uses Vaddio's EasyUSB tools.
Watchitoo and Pearson eCollege have teamed up to add an integrated collaboration solution, including real-time video chat, to the Pearson LearningStudio SaaS online education platform.
In this Q&A, Blackboard Learn President Ray Henderson and Moodlerooms Chairman and CEO Lou Pugliese explain why Blackboard is getting into the open source business, what's different about delivering services to those customers versus Blackboard's traditional customers, and what might be next on the open source agenda for the No. 1 learning management system company in the world.
Educational software developer Design Science has released a major upgrade to its cross-platform MathFlow product line.
Education customers that are still running the Angel learning management system and wondering what they should do when the product is officially retired have received a reprieve.
Blackboard is buying out two major players in the open source services space: Moodlerooms and NetSpot. With the purchases, the company is also launching its own open source division: Blackboard Education Open Source Services.
Using Twitter to teach Chaucer? And Google+ to teach database management? Two innovative instructors reveal how they're using these social media tools to engage students, spur dialogue, and foster a collaborative learning environment.
Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.
A partnership announced by Datatel+SGHE and Blackboard will integrate Colleague with Blackboard Learn 9.1 using Datatel+SGHE's Intelligent Learning Platform to centralize information from academic and administrative systems. The collaboration will bring together course management, grading, and collaboration tools for colleges and universities.
A new iPad app promises to help boost memory, concentration, and organizational skills for students with ADHD.