Collaboration & Web 2.0


Crowdsourcing for Massive Engagement

London School of Economics and Political Science embarked on a crowdsourced, gamified approach to education and citizenship, harnessing the massive open online space to engage a community of learners in writing a model UK constitution.

Edvance360 LMS Now Integrates with Panopto Video Platform

A new integration between the Edvance360 learning management system and Panopto video platform will allow instructors to capture lectures with Panopto, import the recordings to Edvance360, and embed the content into their courses.

Students Delay Getting Course Material, Face Poorer Grades

More than seven in 10 students (72 percent) wait until a new course has started before they invest in course material. Another 27 percent never buy the course material at all. These results come from a survey done in May 2016 of 500 currently enrolled college students by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource.

Education Technology Education Network Appoints New Leadership

The appointment of Chris Lohse comes after longtime education veteran Karen Billings announced her retirement as vice president of ETIN.

Shakespeare's Globe Archive Undergoeth Digitization

London's Shakespeare's Globe is working with Adam Matthew Digital to convert its scholarly resources into digital content.



Kentucky State U Offers Free E-Textbooks for All Students

Beginning this fall, Kentucky State University will provide all of its students with free e-textbooks for their courses in an effort to boost student success rates by providing equitable access to course materials.

Making Virtual Classrooms More Interactive

Harvard and UC Berkeley share two different approaches to helping online business school students feel like they're attending class in person.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and BenchPrep Release CliffsNotes TestPrep

A new, subscription-based digital learning solution from HMH and BenchPrep provides interactive instruction, customized curriculum and progress management tools for select subjects.

Higher Ed CBE Platform Adds Company 'Friending' to Feature Set

An online learning platform used in 50 colleges and universities has introduced a new feature that lets those institutions "friend" companies that are potential landing pads for their graduates.

HTC Vive Unveils New Catalog of VR Content

The Viveport platform expands HTC Vive’s application inventory and will include virtual reality content related to education.

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