Web/Portals


Desire2Learn Campus Life Adds Visual Designer, Dashboard

Desire2Learn has released an update to Campus Life, a mobile communications and collaboration tool for education.

Unicon Launches services for Jasig's uMobile

Open source ed tech services provider Unicon is launching new services for uMobile, a project of Jasig that provides a framework for delivering information to mobile devices.

Indiana U Switches Mobile Frameworks, Moves to Kuali

Following close on the June 2011 launch of a consortium-supported open source platform for campus mobility, Indiana University has replaced the software it uses to deliver information services to mobile devices.

Putting a Student Face on the State Authorization Regulation

Each state has its own regulations pertaining to education services offered in their state by out-of-state institutions. Some distance education providers will not be able to comply with every state's regulations, choosing instead not to serve students from those states where they find it too difficult or impossible to obtain the state's authorization. WCET and the University Professional and Continuing Education Association recently surveyed institutions regarding their approaches to state regulations--concluding it's the students who may suffer.

Purdue University

HUBzero is a unique, open source platform for creating websites that provide instant access to simulation tools and computational resources--a veritable Swiss Army knife of web tools for research collaboration.



University of Toledo

The Access Adaptive Technology Virtualization project marks the first-ever effort to create a statewide virtual lab with assistive software for disabled students.

10 Keys to the Portal

Successful web portals help campus users stay informed, in touch, and up to speed. They are also a telling window into the efficiency of your institution.

Advanced Tips and Training for Web Accessibility

U Washington technology accessibility specialist Terrill Thompson offers tips for improving accessibility on education portals and rich Internet applications.

Web Accessibility for All

When it comes to the online experience of your students and staff, simply maintaining Section 508 compliance is not enough. The best accessibility decisions open up options for all your users.

Desire2Learn Opens Mobile Developer Program

An acquisition done by Desire2Learn in November 2010 is extending its reach. The learning management system vendor has announced a new mobile developer program to encourage programmers to expand the functionality of the company's mobile platform, Desire2Learn Campus Life.