Collaboration & Web 2.0


WebAssign Adds 23 New Math Texts

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, has added 23 new online math textbooks from publishers including Cengage Learning, John Wiley & Sons, OpenStax College, W.H. Freeman and Worldwide Center of Math.

e-portfolio mistakes to avoid

4 Common E-Portfolio Mistakes To Avoid

Electronic portfolio projects have great potential to impact learning, assessment, and professional development. Yet expanding e-portfolios campuswide and sustaining the program isn't easy. Here are four pitfalls to watch out for.

Open Pedagogy: Connection, Community, and Transparency

In a Q&A with CT, Virginia Commonwealth University's Associate Director for Online Learning Innovation Tom Woodward examines the "blend of strategies, technologies, and networked communities that make the process and products of education more transparent, understandable, and available to all the people involved."

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Berklee College of Music Plays New Tune with Digital Assets

The 4,200 students and 600-plus faculty at Berklee College of Music now have a new way to file their digital assets.



Blackboard Integrates Chegg Learning Services

Blackboard has partnered with Chegg to integrate the latter's self-directed learning services with its teaching and learning environment.

Remote-Learner Launches Fully Supported Moodle Service on Microsoft Azure

Remote-Learner, a Moodle partner that provides Moodle services and support, has released a fully supported, Microsoft Azure-certified Moodle service through the Azure Marketplace.

Two-Thirds of Faculty Unaware of Open Education Resources

A new study from Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson delves into the role of OER in higher ed.

The Quest for Data that Really Impacts Student Success

As colleges and universities accumulate more and more information from campus systems, researchers are looking for ways to turn big data into learning insights.

Code School Launches Free App for iOS

Code School, a company that provides learning resources for aspiring coders, has launched a free app for iOS devices.