Collaboration & Web 2.0

Moving Course Apps from Traditional to Media-Rich, Interactive Designs

At the American Public University System, a successful project to update a traditional, peer-reviewed scholarly journal with rich media and interactive elements has inspired a new initiative: APUS is building out state-of-the-art course applications to accompany its traditional LMS-based courses.

Chalkup 2.0 Adds iOS Tools for Teachers, Android Version to Follow

An application that lays additional class collaboration functionality on top of Google Apps for Education has added mobility features to its iOS version and hinted at an Android edition.

Texas College Tries 'Drop-in' AV Setup in Collaborative Space

Lone Star College's Tomball campus has added technology from TEKVOX that allows small student groups to work together and share their computer screens.

New Instructional Design Platform for Adaptive Learning Materials

Smart Sparrow has launched an instructional design platform that allows faculty to create their own adaptive courseware.

Instructure Certifies Lecture Capture App for Use with Canvas

Instructure Canvas has a new lecture capture and video solution in its Open LTI App Collection.

UC Berkeley Rolls Out Real-Time Virtual Student Support

The University of California-Berkeley's Geography Program is rolling out Cranium Cafe, real-time student services software that offers students a way to meet virtually with advisers, instructors and tech support.

Web-Based LMS Promotes Assessment Activities

A new Web-based learning management system allows for teaching and interactive presentations to be delivered online with an emphasis on assessment.

CURVE at Georgia State

Exploring High-End Visualization for Research and Education

Georgia State University created a technology-rich visualization space that supports research and instruction and explores the transformative potential of visual media across all disciplines.

AAEEBL and Campus Technology 2015: Discussions of the Move Away from Traditional Thinking about the Curriculum

Trent Batson: The AAEEBL and Campus Technology annual conferences in Boston are just around the corner, July 27-30. Find out what's in store…

Blackboard Learn Adds Caliper Analytics Certification

Blackboard's cloud-based learning management system, Blackboard Learn, has been certified as compliant with IMS Caliper standards.