Collaboration & Web 2.0


Yale Consolidates 10,000 Hours of Video Content

Yale University is moving its legacy video content onto a single software-based video platform produced by Panopto.

Hundreds of Colleges Tap Peer-to-Peer Marketplace for Study Materials

Students across more than 300 colleges and universities are sharing study materials through StudySoup, a marketplace where students can buy and sell class notes, guides, flashcards and more.

Students Receive Free Access to Developer Tools

Embarcadero Technologies has opened up its software development tools to publicly funded higher ed institutions and high schools.

An LMS to Support ‘Gameful’ Learning

Seeking to bring the qualities of well-designed games to pedagogical assessment, the University of Michigan created a learning management system that uses gaming elements such as competition, badges and unlocks to provide students with a personalized pathway through their courses.

Report: Students Shun New Textbooks to Reduce Education Expenses

A new survey from CampusBooks.com analyzes student loan debt, textbook costs, use of electronic devices and more.



MindTap Mobile App Offers Offline E-Reader Capabilities

Cengage Learning added additional features to its MindTap Mobile app, including the ability to download textbooks onto smartphones in 10 seconds or less.

New Series Serves up Literature in Infographic Form

Online learning platform Course Hero is turning great works of literature into the visual representation of text and data known as the infographic.

PAR at Hobsons: Joining Research and Predictive Models with Real Time Data

Just eight months ago, Hobsons announced its acquisition of the PAR (Predictive Analytics Reporting) Framework. Here, CT talks with Ellen Wagner, Chief Research Officer for the PAR Framework and VP for Research at Hobsons to get a brief update on the current work of PAR.

Longer Videos Are OK for Millennials

While shorter is better when it comes to videos for some audiences, the rapidity of Snapchat-like videos (which limits a recording to 10 seconds) apparently begins to wear on viewers as they age.

GitHub Education Launches New Online Community

GitHub, a popular web-based repository of software source code and other computer files, has launched a new community forum for teachers and students who use GitHub in the classroom.

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