Collaboration & Web 2.0

Moodle Mobile App Expands Offline Functionality

The mobile app that allows access to the open source learning platform has launched a new version, 3.1.3, that makes it easier to use in areas with little or no web access.

Yik Yak Users Not So Anonymous After All

It wasn't enough that yakkers had to add personal handles and profiles starting last August. That made their posts less about saying whatever was on their mind in complete anonymity and more about finding and connecting with others in their current geographic locations. Now users of mobile app Yik Yak face the ignominy of being truly discoverable.

MIT Students Use Algorithms to Arrange Lunch Meetings

MIT Connect has arranged 500 lunch meetings in the last year for 1,000 graduate students interested in meeting new people.

Motivis Learning Debuts Learning Relationship Management System

Motivis Learning, a New Hampshire-based ed tech company, is launching a new learning relationship management (LRM) system, which is a next generation, cloud-based software platform for educational institutions.

Do-It-Yourself Accessibility

The University of Central Florida's Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool evaluates online course content for accessibility issues, allowing instructors to find and address potential problems.

3D Scanners and Printers, Virtual Reality Gear Top Faculty Wish Lists

Our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey asked higher education faculty about their most-wanted hardware and software for the classroom — and their top technology complaints.

Global Classroom Display Market Expected to Grow 30% by 2020

The global classroom displays market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 30.04 percent during the period 2016-2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based firm Research and Markets.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Melds Operational Intelligence with Learning Analytics

For several years, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has used Splunk Enterprise to monitor the efficiency of its IT infrastructure and to help identify potential issues. Now, the institution is tapping into the analytics platform for academic research, mining data from the learning management system to better understand how students learn.

When Portals Retire — What's Next?

At the University of Delaware, an ERP system upgrade led to the retirement of their legacy portal. The search was on for a portal replacement. Joy Lynam explains how the university replaced the portal with a search-based solution called OneCampus — ultimately modernizing the experience of finding campus resources for users.

Online Learning Consortium, Tyton Partners Launch Courseware in Context

The Online Learning Consortium, in collaboration with Tyton Partners, has formally released the Courseware in Context Framework.

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