Collaboration & Web 2.0


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.

Podcast Series Explores Impact of OER

A new podcast series examines all things open educational resources (OER) — from the changing role of content in the classroom to how OER is being used in courses and its impact on students.

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