Collaboration & Web 2.0

Researchers Help Online Workers Act on Grievances

While the Internet may be wildly successful at bringing like-minded people together, it can be less effective at helping people gather together to act on shared grievances. A group of researchers undertook a study to try to understand the barriers that prevent online workers from taking collective action.

Chalk & Wire Update Aims To Improve LMS Integrations

Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.

Internet2: Buildign  community for innovation

Internet2: Building a Community for Innovation

It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.

Cengage Integrates Artemis with MindTap

Cengage Learning has integrated its Gale Artemis: Primary Sources tool with its e-learning platform, MindTap.

Berkeley Grad Launches Campus Networking App

University of California, Berkeley students have a new place to virtually hang out, thanks to a new iPhone app developed by a recent graduate.

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U West Florida Uses BYOD Content-Sharing System for Collaborative Problem Solving

The Innovation Institute at the University of West Florida is using a digital collaboration system that lets people share content on a single screen from their own laptops, tablets and smartphones, so they can more easily discuss ideas and solve problems together.

Risk-Taking Leads to Learning for Teens Going Online

When you discover that a teen in your life has posted something astonishingly inappropriate online and you find yourself asking, "What was he/she thinking?" you wouldn't be alone. But there's also little you can do to stop the practice. According to research at Pennsylvania State University, it's just the way teenagers approach their online activities.

LinkedIn Intros One-Click Program for Adding Degree Credentials to User Profiles

With a newly expanded "Add to Profile" program from LinkedIn, colleges and universities can invite their graduates to display their degrees and certificates on their LinkedIn profiles by clicking a single link.

Cybrary Launches Online Platform for IT Education

Cybrary has launched an online platform designed to help higher ed and K-12 teachers plan manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curricula.

WebAssign Adds New Homework Tools for University Science Books

WebAssign is expanding its online homework options with solutions for University Science Books, a publisher of astronomy, biology, chemistry and environmental science textbooks.