Collaboration & Web 2.0


Desire2Learn Integrates Wiggio To Streamline Collaboration

Desire2Learn has integrated its newest acquisition, Wiggio, into Learning Suite, to enable students to more easily manage file sharing, group messaging, scheduling, and task management.

i>clicker Brings Student Response to Mobile Devices

i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.

Moodle Update Addresses Security Issues, Simplifies Themes

Moodle HQ has released minor updates to the open source learning management system Moodle. The latest updates (available for the 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 branches) fix security flaws and bugs and also include minor functionality enhancements.

Customizing the Learning Experience with an Adaptive Learning Strategy

At Union County College, an adaptive learning strategy helps college bound students prepare for success in college-credit bearing courses over the summer--potentially avoiding developmental ed courses when they enter college in the fall.

Free Interactive Learning App To Roll Out Next Month

Atlas Learning has unveiled a free cloud-hosted interactive app that allows teachers to make slide decks available to students on any computer or device in real time. LiveSlide, which will be available in August, also provides interactive tools to engage students in the classroom.



Lectora Releases On-Demand Learning Management System, Updates E-Learning Software

Lectora is kicking off a private beta of a new cloud-based, on-demand learning management system, Lectora Express LMS.

Connector Links Assessment Platform to LTI-compliant Learning Management Systems

Teachers using Questionmark OnDemand to create and deliver exams can now make assessment data available to students via LTI-compliant learning management systems.

Federal Site for Free Education Resources Grows and Gets Mobile Facelift

A site for accessing freely available education materials from public agencies has just been revamped for the third time in its lengthy history to include a cleaner interface and many more listings. The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) helps educators, students, and others find digital teaching and learning resources maintained by the federal government.

PBS LearningMedia Adds Premium Tier for Educational Resources

PBS and its member stations are adding a new premium tier to the PBS LearningMedia service.

New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects

Educational technology company Pearson has launched its OpenClass Exchange for instructors. Out of the gate, the new open education resource (OER) catalog will include links to 680,000 instructional and learning items.