Collaboration & Web 2.0


Barco Expands ClickShare Collaborative System with New Base Unit

Barco has unveiled a new base unit for its ClickShare wireless collaborative presentation system.

OverDrive Launches Streaming Video Service for Schools

Schools and libraries will soon have a new way to access and stream video, at no charge, directly to computers and mobile devices.

Glip Offers 'Conversation Platform' Free to Educators, Students

Glip has made its conversation platform available for free to educators and students.

Technology: Change is How You Use It

Sally M. Johnstone, a true pioneer in the use of technology in higher education, joined a 25-year retrospective session at the recent WCET annual conference in Colorado, with panelists particularly reflecting on changes online learning. Below, CT asked Johnstone to share some of her own perspectives.

Courseload Joins Non-Profit Readium To Advance EPUB, Open Web Platform

Courseload, a provider of e-textbooks and digital resources for higher education, has joined the Readium Foundation, a non-profit consortium that seeks to advance EPUB and Open Web Platform publishing.



Google's Book-Scanning: Education Community Responds to Fair Use Ruling

Higher ed library leaders commend last week's court decision to dismiss the long-running lawsuit between Google and The Author's Guild over Google Books.

Moodle 2.6 Released

Following six months of development, Moodle HQ has released a major update to the open source learning management system Moodle.

Moodle 2.5.3 Released, Moodle 2.6 Passes QA Testing

Moodle has been updated to version 2.5.3. The new version includes minor updates, including bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and feature improvements.

Kno Bought Out by Intel

Intel has acquired Kno, the education software and e-textbook platform developer.

Khan Academy Gains J. Paul Getty Museum Education Resources

Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.