Collaboration & Web 2.0


University of Hawaii Taps Pearson for Digital Access Program

The University of Hawaii System has streamlined students' access to affordable digital course materials through a Direct Digital Access partnership with Pearson.

USC Rossier School of Education Forges Partnership to Drive K–12 Research

The University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education Monday unveiled a new partnership with Project Tomorrow that will support the nonprofit education organization’s research and help drive future innovation in K–12 schools.

Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views

Y Combinator's 10-week MOOC called Startup School is a resource for anyone considering starting their own company. In its fifth week, the course already has more than 80,000 video views.

Indiana U Expands Active Learning Initiative

Indiana University's Mosaic Active Learning Initiative, a program launched in fall 2015 that supports faculty teaching, research and classroom design for active learning environments, has expanded to five of the institution's regional campus.

How the University of Oregon is Teaching Media Students to Use Big Data

Heather Shoenberger, an assistant professor who founded, directs and teaches at the Insights and Analytics Lab at University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, explains why is it important for media students in particular to do hands-on analytics research.



Microsoft Debuts Surface Laptops, Windows 10 S for Education, Teams for Office 365 for Education

Microsoft has unveiled several new offerings for education, including the forthcoming Surface Laptop and a new version of Windows 10 designed for school environments — Windows 10 S.

Canvas Updates Tutorials, Dashboard, People and SIS Report Features

In its most recent production release notes, Instructure's learning management system Canvas updated its student information system integration, dashboard, people and other features.

2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Expand Non-Degree Alternatives

The deal accelerates two of 2U’s strategic growth initiatives: expanding internationally and offering non-degree alternatives.

Study: More Underrepresented Students Rely on Social Media for College Search

Underrepresented student groups are more likely to rely on social media channels in their college search, according to a new report from Royall & Company, a division of EAB.

6 Steps to a Successful LMS Implementation

Working together, Nathan Grundahl, Anne Larson and Michael Mades of Sun Prairie Area School District in Wisconsin developed a six-step process that the district used to map out its successful LMS implementation. Here’s how they did it.

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