Collaboration & Web 2.0


New Interactive Whiteboard Allows Collaboration With 160 Users

Ricoh’s new Interactive Whiteboard D5510 offers a number of improvements over its previous model.

Canvas Integrates AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

AV trends

3 Key Trends in Campus AV Technology

With active learning environments on the rise, new AV systems support classroom collaboration.

Echo360 and Cengage Learning to Combine Course Materials With Engagement Tools

Echo360 and Cengage Learning are collaborating to combine textbooks and digital instructional materials with student engagement tools for the classroom.

Researchers Testing the Impact of Text Formatting on Learning

A four-year research effort at the University of California, Irvine will test out the impact of changing the formatting of text to help middle school students improve their reading and writing abilities.



Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things

Fresno State Increases Students' E-Portfolio Usage Through Competition

A university in the California State University system recently wrapped up a competition to encourage students to adopt the institution's e-portfolio platform.

Miami U Integrates Student Assessment System with LMS

Miami University in Oxford, OH has streamlined its student assessment process by integrating its assessment platform with its learning management system

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simplified Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.