An instructional design team from Columbia University's School of Continuing Education will be using the Pearson LearningStudio engine as the basis for developing a new, more social platform for delivering online programs.
Campuses respond quickly as the higher ed mobile marketplace takes shape.
A professor and a former student at State University of New York at Fredonia have recently updated one of their Android applications for academic use.
Moodle's developers have released an update to the popular open source learning management system. The latest Moodle 2.0.2 and 1.9.11 releases address several major security vulnerabilities and also include some bug fixes and performance enhancements.
Ed tech developer Cengage Learning has launched a new online learning platform for higher ed. Called MindTap, the platform is designed to work across devices--traditional computers, smart phones, and tablets--to deliver coursework, learning management, and a range of educational materials.
Echo360 has debuted a major update to its flagship lecture capture platform, EchoSystem. The latest version, 4.0, will include new mobile capabilities, HD and dual display support, and social features designed to boost student engagement.
Desire2Learn has released Campus Life, a new mobile communications and collaboration tool for education.
California State University, Chico will be sticking with a Blackboard product for its course management. The university will be upgrading to Blackboard Learn release 9.1 from WebCT Vista over the next couple of years.
SUNY Oswego has taken the gradual approach to building its recently launched MBA program. But behind its seemingly modest efforts, the university's ambitions lie in wait to see just how scalable the model is.
Software developer Serebra has released an update to its flagship learning management system, Serebra Campus. The latest release gets performance enhancements and new administrative capabilities.