Collaboration & Web 2.0

U Missouri Program Connects Students to Digital Course Materials

The University of Missouri System is partnering with Pearson on a digital delivery program aimed at giving students easier access to course content and better preparing them for the first day of class.

Lumen Learning Intros Personalized Learning Courseware

A new offering from open education company Lumen Learning offers students and faculty insights and tools to make their own decisions about how to learn most effectively.

Texas A&M To Use Visualization Space To Archive Protest

A group of students and faculty at Texas A&M University livestreamed Rise Up!, a protest against mass incarceration taking place in New York City on Saturday, October 24.

BbookX: a tool that lets teachers creat open textbooks using free OER

Penn State Technology Allows Faculty and Students to Build Their Own Textbooks from OER

Penn State researchers have been piloting a technology that allows faculty (and students) to build e-textbooks algorithmically using keywords to gather together materials from open resources.

5 Lessons Worth Learning About E-Portfolios

The University of Alaska Anchorage shares best practices from its institution-wide electronic portfolio implementation and new approaches to gain rapid traction among faculty and students.

ASU Adopts Cloud Service to Make Low-Cost Course Materials Available to Students

Arizona State University has signed a three-year agreement with ProQuest SIPX, which will supply a self-service, cloud-based interface that allows instructors to set up course readings using all available library and open source materials.

Core Principles, Best Practices, Tips, and More — Revising a Popular Resource Guide for Teaching Online

Judith Boettcher gives CT a heads-up about the upcoming revision of The Online Teaching Survival Guide.

California State University System Makes E-Portfolios Available to All Students and Alumni

The California State University (CSU) System has signed a three year agreement to provide students and alumni from all 23 campuses with access to electronic portfolios.

Industry Partnership to Release Integrated System for Competency-Based Education

LoudCloud Systems and Greenwood Hall are teaming up to launch an integrated offering for colleges and universities offering competency-based education programs.

EBSCO Debuts Platform for College, Career Prep

EBSCO has launched PrepStep, a new online platform designed to help students prepare for college and careers.