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...
Tandberg announced the Telepresence T1, an immersive video conferencing system based on the Telepresence T3 but with a smaller footprint.
Moodlerooms is integrating the EQUELLA digital repository into its learning management platform, powered by the open-source Moodle LMS. Through a new partnership with The Learning Edge North America, the platform will incorporate EQUELLA without adding any new licensing fees.
Grambling State University in Louisiana has begun streaming its football games online with the use of NiFTy Online Broadcasting from Network Foundation Technologies.
Beyond the money-saving feature for students, electronic textbooks offer another benefit: They can be more convenient for professors, who can easily review a new textbook online, then make a quick decision to include it in a course.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo has added Ricoh technology to its Graphic Communication Department, which educates students in imaging sciences.
Panopto this week released an update to CourseCast, the lecture capture system that's made available to academic institutions at no cost through a special program offered by the company.
Over the last 11 years, San Jose State University, an early adopter of online learning, has experimented with technology tools to enhance its Web-based course offerings. One of the institution's most recent additions to that lineup is a videoconferencing system that allows faculty and students to interact in a "face to face" format online.
Four universities--the University of Texas-Pan American, Columbus State University, and two University of Missouri campuses, Columbia and Kansas City--have gone public with their adoption of lecture capture software from Tegrity.
Elluminate has launched an update to Elluminate VCS, a video conferencing and collaboration tool designed for use by academic institutions. The new 2.0 release includes a range of interface improvements, as well as new collaboration capabilities.