Collaboration & Web 2.0


Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in May

From social media to learning space design, here's what was trending on our website last month.

Jenzabar and Rafter Partner on Course Content Distribution

Two education technology companies are banding together to simplify the process of curriculum distribution in higher education.

Princeton U Adopts Mobile Marketing Campaign Tool

Princeton University has partnered with a mobile media company to launch a series of user-generated marketing campaigns intended to reach current and prospective students as well as alumni.

OpenStax Partners with panOpen to Expand OER Access

OpenStax's free, peer-reviewed textbooks will now be available through the panOpen platform.

Junction Teams with MBS to Distribute OER-Based Course Materials

Courseware developer Junction Education has partnered with course material fulfillment firm MBS Direct to bring its OER-based courses and authoring platform to a wider range of campuses.



A Moodle Plug-in for Gamified, Individualized Learning

North Carolina State University has developed a gamification tool that allows students to follow their own paths through coursework.

Technology at The Starting Line: VCU's Great Bike Race Book

Earlier this academic year, Virginia Commonwealth University was faced with a huge logistical challenge — an international, world-class bike race would disrupt local traffic patterns and supply lines. But the university saw the event as an opportunity to offer students a week of mini-courses, using the race environment as a giant learning lab and tapping a range of technologies to support student work.

Students in MindTap Courses Can Now Use Microsoft Office Tools

Students using Cengage Learning's digital learning platform, MindTap, will now be able to access Microsoft Office while working on their courses in the platform.

SoftChalk Updates Curriculum Authoring Platform with E-Book Creation Tool

SoftChalk has updated its digital curriculum authoring platform, SoftChalk Cloud, with a new e-book creation tool and publishing options, among other improvements.

Moodle Intros Full Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

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