Collaboration & Web 2.0


Amazon Unveils Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing, KDP EDU, targeted at educators and authors of textbooks and other educational content.

Smart Technologies Intros Notebook Activity Builder, Concept Mapping

This spring, Smart Technologies is releasing Smart Notebook 2015, the latest version of its collaborative learning software.

Smart Technologies Unveils Larger Digital Capture Board

Smart Technologies is introducing Smart kapp 84, a new digital capture board with roughly triple the surface area of the first-generation Smart kapp 42.

Microsoft Open Tech Integrates Office 365, Moodle

Moodle partner Remote-Learner.net has teamed with Microsoft Open Technologies to integrate Office 365 with Moodle.

Research: Facebook Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.



WizIQ Launches Mobile Learning Platform

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.

Online University Adopts New LMS To Improve Student Experience

A for-profit online university has completed a migration to a new learning system started earlier this year.

Solstice 2.2 Expands Mirroring Support for iOS Devices

Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.

Versal Course Creation Tool Adds Chrome App, LTI Compatibility

Versal has added a Chrome app and learning tools interoperability to its course creation tool, also called Versal.

Survey: Facebook Still Most Popular Social Network, Others Gaining

Facebook continues to be the most widely used social network among online adults, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan School of Information and the Pew Research Center.