Collaboration & Web 2.0


George Siemens: A New Lab for Research on Technology and Digital Networks

This spring, George Siemens will make the move stateside to the University of Texas-Arlington, where he will base his research on how technology and digital networks influence the knowledge development process within society, and related implications for the future of higher education institutions.

PhatWare Updates PhatPad Note-Taking and Presentation iPad App

PhatWare has released version 3.0 of PhatPad for iPad, a note-taking and collaboration app featuring upgraded handwriting recognition technology.

New Collegefeed Service Matches Students with Employers

A Web company that that matches up college students seeking jobs and internships with potential employers has launched a new social network service specifically for the employers.

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS

Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.

Beyond the MOOC Hype

What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?



Indiana U Deploys Videoconferencing Platform to Boost Distance Learning

Indiana University is rolling out a new videoconferencing solution across its eight campuses this spring in a move to support its growing distance learning and digital collaboration initiatives.

Plugin Adds Gaming and Social Networking to Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.

OpenStax Releases 6th Free Textbook

OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.

Dartmouth Rolls Out New Learning Management System

Dartmouth College has selected Canvas, from Instructure, for campus-wide deployment, following an 18-month 18-month review and pilot program.

Brief: TechSmith Debuts Mobile App for Snagit, Camtasia

TechSmith's new mobile app enables users to export images and video from their handheld devices to their TechSmith desktop program.