Users of the open-source learning management system Moodle will now be able to access course information and other features from their mobile devices.
Serials Solutions has released a new version of its digital library portal with new discovery features and interface to help in academic research.
A new Web service helps students raise money to cover some of their college expenses. Angeldorm provides a means for students to set up personal profiles (called a "dorm") with photos, information about the schools and majors, and other details they choose to share. Then they use their social networks to get the word out to family members and friends that they're drumming up contributions.
Georgia Tech Online, the university's distance learning operation, is using a new PESA Cheetah 288XE digital video router as part of an upgrade to HD production for its online professional education courses.
Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg, of the California State Senate, has proposed legislation that would allow some college students in the state to take a massive open online course for credit.
EdX has released source code to the general public that supports interactive learning built specifically for the Internet.
STEM Academy, a non-profit focused on improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all students, has partnered with 3D printing company Stratasys to enhance STEM programming.
An initiative from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) mixes a cross-disciplinary research project with a smattering of corporate need to help companies use analytics to make better decisions.
Echo360 has added an analytics tool designed to help higher-education instructors track real-time student activity before, during, and after class.
Coppin State University has upgraded its wireless network for greater bandwidth and to accomodate more devices, while expanding the network to include campus outdoor spaces and sports venues.