Collaboration & Web 2.0


U California Davis Launches Computer Science Curriculum for Grades 1-12

The Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education at the University of California Davis has launched a computer science curriculum for use in grades 1-12 across the United States.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in March

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

Oculus Rift for education

Oculus Rift Begins Shipping

Rift has arrived. Oculus announced in a blog that it had begun shipping its virtual reality (VR) headset first to those who invested in its idea through Kickstarter. Next, pre-ordered Rifts will ship out, starting "mid-week."

eThink Integrates Moodle, CampusAnyware SIS

eThink Education, a provider of technology management services for the open source Moodle learning management system, has integrated its eThink Moodle product with the EDC Technology's CampusAnyware student information system.

Blackboard Partners with ReadSpeaker for Text-to-Speech Tech

ReadSpeaker has partnered with Blackboard to make its text-to-speech technology more available to students around the world.



Penn State Opens Maker Commons

Penn State students and faculty all over the world can now design and 3D print their own materials at a new 3D printing lab known as the Maker Commons.

Research Tool Expands the Definition of Search Query

A Boston-based nonprofit, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, has introduced a research tool called Epi-Search, that can allow researchers to write queries of scholarly materials as long as 10,000 words.

Student Quiz Accommodations in Canvas and Moodle

Canvas and Moodle are currently two of the most popular learning management systems, and both offer the ability to make adjustments to quiz functions within the course without compromising the overall structure of the course. In this article, we will examine how to do so and offer some tips on situations where they are relevant.

Gale Expands Online Archives, Adds Digital Humanities Tools

Gale is expanding and rebranding its digital archive program, Gale Primary Sources, in an effort to better meet the needs of digital humanities and text and data mining.

Once More with Insight: USD Students Get a Personal Assistant Mobile App

After too many years watching students struggle with the transition to college, mobile application developers at the University of San Diego are excited to watch this year's freshmen get organized and get ahead with a highly customized USD personal assistant mobile application.

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