Collaboration & Web 2.0


New Academic Research Service Uncovers Concept Links

During this week's annual American Library Association conference Yewno formally introduced a service to be offered in academic and research libraries to help users find connections among concepts.

Unplag Updates Interface, Adds Commenting for Canvas Users

Unplag has updated its cloud-based plagiarism detector with a new user interface and the ability for instructors using Canvas to leave comments on student assignments.

Texas Instruments Lab Kits ‘Power’ Hands-On, STEM Learning

The TI Power Management Lab Kit series equips students with tangible experience and expertise on common power solutions used in the power industry.

Free Credits to Use Google Cloud Platform

With Education Grants, students and faculty in computer science can receive free credits to use Google Cloud Platform tools.

Smithsonian Launches Learning Lab to Create, Share Resource Collections

The Learning Lab offers tools for creativity, personalization and publishing, and will eventually evolve with user input.



USC Keck School of Medicine Taps Wirecast for Lectures on Demand

Instructors at USC's Keck School now have a new resource for flipping the classroom.

JoVE Debuts Clinical Skills Video Collection

The Journal of Visualized Experiments is expanding its database of science method and practice demonstration videos for high school and higher education with the launch of its first Clinical Skills collection.

WakingApp Now Enables Anyone to Create VR/AR Content for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

The latest release of WakingApp allows non-programmers to create interactive content and games for two popular VR headsets.

Cornell and Google Research How to Block Fake Social Engagement

If you've ever watched a crummy video on YouTube with thousands of views and wondered how it generated such positive attention, you may have been the victim of "fake engagement activities."

Ed Tech Companies Examine Impact of Digital Content in Personalized Learning

An education technology accelerator is working with an ed tech company to collaborate on a project to understand how teachers and students interact with digital content and whether that personalization makes a difference on student engagement.

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