Rather than starting with a functional analysis of various ePortfolio tools, look at how ePortfolio technology in general fits with key educational trends and decide how a portfolio strategy can support your institution's unique objectives.
Wowza Media Systems said 500 universities and colleges have adopted its Wowza Media Server to deliver live, on demand, and interactive content to students and faculty, much of it driven by greater demand for lecture capture.
Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, UK said it plans to develop and extend its standards-based repository infrastructure to include new services. This two-year project will work on enhancing processes and technology for better integrating learning object repository in the university's virtual learning environment.
Educators who create learning content with LodeStar Learning's e-learning authoring tool, lodeStar can now maintain those objects in the Equella Digital Repository from Learning Edge North America.
Caltron has introduced the MP-1080AW and MP-1080HW digital signage media players. The newest models add the option to send high definition content wirelessly to the digital signage.
SoftChalk is partnering with two companies, The Learning Edge International and Merlot, in integration projects for its e-learning content authoring software.
Liberty University has launched a program to encode and wirelessly distribute multi-channel IP-based video (IPTV) over its high-speed 802.11n wireless LAN.
DeVry, parent company of DeVry University and several other for-profit career training institutes, has chosen digital repository Equella for its system-wide curriculum content development.
Philips has debuted its new Wireless HDTV Link SWW1800/27, which sends 1080p signals wirelessly from source boxes and/or devices to the TV.
Not all faculty are actively engaged in using technology in their classrooms. For some, technical support or basic technology resources on their campuses may be lacking. But still others may be clinging to the idea that nothing has changed...