Collaboration & Web 2.0


Blackboard Builds Out Learn SaaS Line

The world's largest vendor of learning management systems has expanded its software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.

Cengage Launches Instructor Competition To Highlight Digital Assignments

Cengage Learning has launched the Make it Count instructor video contest in an effort to recognize teachers who improve student engagement through use of technology.

Turnitin Unveils Writing Revision Tool

Turnitin has launched Revision Assistant, a new tool designed to give students immediate and actionable feedback on their writing.

Flat World Content Gains Adaptive Tech

Flat World Education today announced a partnership with Knewton that will bring the company's adaptive learning technology to Flat World's digital course content.

Creating a Collaboration Hub

When San Antonio's Trinity University built a new Center for Sciences and Innovation, it included at its heart a 10,000-square foot area that lends itself to interdisciplinary collaboration.



Admissions Officers Go Online for Fuller Picture of Student Applicants

Four in 10 admissions officers hit up the social media pages of college applicants. Most (89 percent) do so rarely, but more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) do so "often." At the same time, the practice of "Googling" has remained steady at 29 percent. Those findings come from a survey of almost 400 admissions officers by Kaplan Test Prep.

9 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

Four technology and innovation experts discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech this year.

Gale, CyberScience 3D Partner on New Interactive Science Learning Programs

Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.

U Nebraska-Lincoln Opens High-Tech Learning Commons

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened a new high-tech gathering place where students can study and collaborate 24 hours a day.

Campus Fundraising Becomes Social

Increasingly, social media and crowdsourcing is being used by schools to call out to alumni, share community stories and, most importantly spark donations.

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