Digital Media


Kaltura Updates Video Extensions for Blackboard, Moodle

Kaltura, provider of an open source online video platform, has launched new versions of two of its learning management system extensions, Kaltura Video Package for Moodle 2.x and Kaltura Video Building Block 2.0 for Blackboard 9.x.

John Q. Netizen

Educators debate what it means to be a digital citizen, and how higher education should prepare students to assume the mantle of citizenship.

AAEEBL: It's All About Evidence-Based Learning--Supported by ePortfolios

ePortfolio technology is maturing and opening up the potential for evidence-based learning. The Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) was established three years ago to provide a "home" and focal point for the community as the technology and related education practices evolve. Here, Executive Director Trent Batson gives CT an update on AAEEBL and on the ePortfolio marketplace.

New Panopto Adds Recording to iOS Devices

Panopto has come out with a new version of its media capture and management application, which will shortly be available with an app version for the Apple iPhone and iPad.

Students To Test Drive Cloud-Based E-Book Platform

College and university students will test drive Thuze, a new e-textbook platform, at CES this week

U.S. Naval Academy Personalizes Training with iPad-Controlled AV System

The United States Naval Academy is tapping wireless AV systems in an effort to enhance physical training among its students.

Rethinking the Community College Classroom Experience

California community college uses $2 million grant to develop a state of the art digital learning studio for students.

Islands in the Stream: Academic Technology, Digital Copyright, and The TEACH Act

Virtually everyone who works at an academic institution has experienced the complexity, uncertainty, and sometimes turmoil that has resulted from the collision of the new and evolving digital media world with a system of copyright that was originally created for more traditional media. Ray Uzwyshyn, director of online libraries for the American Public University System--with 104,000 all-online students--sees these challenges often and suggests that it’s time to rethink digital copyright assumptions.

Carnegie Mellon Figures Out How To Match Images Across Media

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed what they're calling a "surprisingly simple method" for identifying visually similar images that don't match at the pixel level.

BenchPrep Adds Access to Open Educational Resources

BenchPrep has released OpenPrep, a new tool that features access to thousands of educational videos and resources.