Collaboration & Web 2.0


Rasmussen College Opens Learning Center to Help Close Chicago’s Digital Divide

A new, technology-infused learning center from Rasmussen College will offer broadband connectivity, computer workstations and academic coaching to high school students at Chicago Public Schools, college students and local community members.

Ed Tech Changes ... and Stays the Same

From web 2.0 to the flipped classroom, here's how education technology trends have evolved over the years.

UW-Madison Launches Resource Hub for STEM Diversity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday launched an online hub, the STEM Diversity Network, which highlights local and national STEM diversity news and serves as a central repository for STEM diversity resources spread throughout campus.

Adobe Releases Latest Versions of Captivate and Captivate Prime

Adobe has released the latest versions of its e-learning authoring tool, Adobe Captivate, and its learning management system (LMS), Adobe Captivate Prime. The two are designed to be used in conjunction as end-to-end solutions, or as standalone offerings, and are aimed toward specialists in learning and development, training and corporate HR departments.

11 Ways to Make Your Online Course Go Global as a Freelance Professor

Author, speaker and qualified educator Sarah Cordiner explains how to get started as a freelance educator and reach a global student base online.



Pearson Inks First Deal with Chegg for Textbook Rental Pilot

After announcing plans for a textbook rental pilot in January, Pearson has signed a deal with Chegg to make 50 high-volume titles available through the latter company via a rental-only model.

California State University System Streamlines OER Adoption for Faculty and Students

Through a new partnership with VitalSource, faculty and students within the CSU system will be able to access CSU-created OER materials and other digital content on the VitalSource Bookshelf Platform.

Nitro Introduces Student Loan Affordability Calculator

The NitroScore online calculator ranks college and major choices based on a student’s predicted ability to repay student loans after graduation. Families can compare schools, financial aid offers and majors to find an affordable option.

Indiana U Students Save $3.5 Million Through Digital Textbook Program

Indiana University is out with a numbers update for its eText initiative that delivers digital course materials to students: eText has grown 56 percent over the previous academic year and saved students $3.5 million to date.

McGraw-Hill Connect Gets D2L Brightspace Integration

D2L's Brightspace LMS now has direct integration with McGraw-Hill's homework management and e-learning tool, Connect.

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