Collaboration & Web 2.0


Sharing a New Way to Collaborate and Communicate

Wayne State University is looking to expand the reach of its communication-focused Academica portal to other campuses.

Instructure Enlists Instructional Design Help for Canvas Users

Instructional design support firm iDesignEDU will partner with Instructure to help colleges and universities build and develop online courses.

Gale Content Now Available Via Google, Google Scholar

Gale's library resources are now searchable by way of Google and Google Scholar.

Top 7 Campus Technology Articles in February

From MOOCs to digital textbooks, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.

Pindex Promises Pinterest for Educators

Although Stephen Fry has left Twitter, the popular British actor and writer hasn't given up on social media altogether. Numerous sources have reported that Fry is involved in an education start-up being pitched as a "Pinterest for education." Pindex allows teachers, students and anybody else to create online pinboards for collecting "the best educational material."



Cengage Debuting Coding Courses with Embedded Tutor

Digital curriculum provider Cengage Learning has struck an agreement with another education technology company to use the latter's coding labs inside a series of new programming courses.

Spring Ushers in Newest D2L Brightspace Release

D2L kicked off a major new release of Brightspace, the company's learning management system.

Can Curriculum Be A High-Impact Experience?

Higher education recognizes a range of high-impact experiences proven to enhance student learning, but as Virginia Commonwealth University's Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Gardner Campbell points out, the curriculum has been sorely missing from that list. CT asked Campbell why, and how digital technologies might help as higher education sharpens its focus on curriculum and student learning.

Shindig Grant Program to Study Interactive Video Chat in Online Ed

A new grant initiative aims to document the impact of interactive video chat on student engagement in online education.

Faculty in No Rush to Adopt Digital or OER Curriculum

Even as the transition to digital course content "seems inevitable" on campus, not everybody is so sure. Nearly a fourth of faculty (24 percent) in a recent survey said that curricula they use in their classes will never be primarily digital.

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