Collaboration & Web 2.0


Virginia Pilots Statewide Open Textbook Initiative for Community Colleges

Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.

Smart Intros Kapp IQ Collaboration Display

Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.

AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

New FileChat App Turns Cloud Storage into Social Collaboration Tool

A new app allows users to chat, “like” and vote on documents, photos or videos in cloud storage accounts.

mobile app for learning

Student-Built App Gamifies Learning at Old Dominion U

Packed with goal-oriented learning tools, the iAchieveODU mobile app helps students manage their studies and find the information they need to succeed.



Moodle Fine-Tunes Navigation, User Interface

Moodle has announced version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.

University of Michigan classroom

UMich Labs Scale Up Instructional Innovations

This new office at the University of Michigan is in charge of scaling up digital learning experimentation.

Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading

Google has released an update to its Google Classroom software, bringing several new features to the mobile app.

Tools for the flipped classroom

5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning

From screencasting to interactive presentations, here are some resources to get a flipped class off the ground.

Purdue Taps Cloud-Based Collaboration Software for Experiential Learning

To streamline the process of connecting students with interdisciplinary hands-on projects, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management recently rolled out cloud-based software from EduSourced in its campuswide Purdue Student Consulting (PSC) organization.