The Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory at Michigan State University's Department of Entomology has implemented a messaging platform to provide dedicated e-mail addresses, distribution lists and instant messaging for researchers.
Tools geared toward promoting student success, no matter how useful individually, may become siloed on your campus, scattering potentially valuable academic planning resources for students. At the University of Washington, however, developers are making sure that UW's "MyPlan" will be integrated with other relevant tools and data. Jill Yetman, MyPlan project manager at UW, talked with CT about the strategy.
LoudCloud has updated its learning management system, to version 4.0, which includes new collaboration, analytics, and adaptive learning features.
Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person teaching.
Traditionally adversarial, today's law school environment is moving toward more collaboration and group problem-solving -- with a little help from technology.
Two universities will either adopt or stick with Blackboard following multi-year evaluations of their learning management system platforms.
Harrison College has teamed up with a private partner to make its KnowU learning environment available to other career schools and higher education institutions.
Four major universities have banded together to create an infrastructure for digital learning. The work of the Unizin consortium, as it's called, will be managed under the auspices of Internet2 and will have three goals to start.
Videoconferencing technology is allowing three institutions to pool instructional resources and make specialized courses available to more students
From an instructor's perspective, there is a great deal of thought that goes into the creation of a new course in Moodle — everything from the template and color scheme to the best way to relay contact information. One of the most important considerations, however, might also be one of the most overlooked: How do you greet the students?