Collaboration & Web 2.0


Internet2, Desire2Learn Team Up to Offer Cloud Platform to Schools

Internet2 members can now access NET+ D2L Integrated Learning Platform via Internet2's advanced network to provide their constituents with mobile tools, webcasts, data analytics, collaboration tools and more.

Powering Student Success with Systemwide Data

Now that most of the institutions in the University System of Georgia are tapped into a centralized LMS, the state system is ready to put that data to work with predictive analytics.

4 Emerging Principles of Connected Learning

Mimi Ito, professor in residence in the departments of Anthropology and Informatics at UC Irvine, shares ideas for building stronger connections between formal and self-directed learning.

U Hartford PR Students To Market Friendthem on Campus for Credit

Two teams of public relations students at the University of Hartford are vying in their class to promote the use of a higher education social networking service at their own university.

KeyLemon, SwissTeach Partner To Demo Facial Recognition for LMS

KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, and SwissTeach have partnered to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.



U Cincinnati Builds 'Canopy' with Upgraded Blackboard

The university is looking to gain increased reliability, improved tools for online interaction and more collaboration capabilities with the new system, which it has dubbed "Canopy."

Moodle Feedback

Building Ungraded Feedback Activities in Moodle

There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.

Technology and the Future(s) of the University

Georgetown University is calling on its entire campus community to explore what the institution of 2030 will look like and to experiment with new ways of educating students. The impact of its discoveries may ultimately end up being felt throughout American higher ed.

MindEdge and Cognii Taking an Adaptive Approach to Essay Assessment

MindEdge and Cognii Taking an Adaptive Approach to Essay Assessment

Online training and courseware provider MindEdge is partnering with Cognii, which specializes in assessment technology for essay-type answers, to use adaptive technology with multi-concept assessment.

Brief: ConnectYard Partners With Pearson for Student Engagement

ConnectYard has partnered with Pearson to integrate its social engagement platform with Pearson LearningStudio.