Digital Media


The Rise of eText

A discussion of eText and how higher education institutions can prepare for a shift from print to digital course materials and textbooks.

Adobe Adapts Education Licensing for New Creative Cloud

Adobe today revealed that it's abandoning its decade-old Creative Suite in favor of Creative Cloud. As part of the transition, the company is also revamping its education licensing for primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions.

Out of the Fray: The Most Relevant Mobile Apps and Devices for Education

Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.

Pearson Integrates Equella Digital Repository with Echo360

Schools and institutions using Echo360 lecture capture technology will soon have a new way to manage and publish recorded content.

Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

Internet2, Educause To Launch E-Textbook Pilot in the Fall

Educause and Internet2 have launched a new pilot program intended to give universities and colleges nationwide the chance to explore and evaluate digital educational materials, such as e-textbooks, from more than 50 providers, including Courseload, CourseSmart, and McGraw-Hill Education.

ShareStream Integrates Video with Desire2Learn's Learning Environment

ShareStream recently unveiled a new version of its video extension for teaching and learning that integrates with Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Environment.

Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and Quality Assurance

At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.

Babson College Finds Video Success on the Small Screen

By simplifying creation of videos with slides, audio, and other features, this business college has seen adoption of the practice taken up by nearly 60 percent of faculty. And now other departments are getting in on the act too.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.