Collaboration & Web 2.0


How to Go Textbook Free

The University of Maryland University College is the largest institution in the country to go "commando" on textbooks. As of this academic year undergraduates don't have to lug them around or spend a dime on them — and the benefits don't end there. Here's how UMUC achieved an amazing goal.

Ohio State U, Oak Hills Local SD Partner on Digital Content Evaluation

SpotOn, an initiative of Ohio State University, has partnered with Oak Hills Local School District to offer professional development in the evaluation of digital content.

St. Petersburg College Teams with private Partner To Launch Free Learning Design Kit

St. Petersburg College and Smart Sparrow have partnered to launch the Learning Design Starter Kit, a free tool designed to help faculty create their own digital learning resources.

Education, Gaming Drive Virtual Reality Gear

Virtual reality devices will grow by nearly 85 percent for the next five years, driven in large part by gaming and educational applications, according to a new report from ABI Research.

Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills

According to initial results from recent pilot, digital game-based learning improved student engagement and self-efficacy in writing courses at 14 colleges and universities.



Cengage Debuts Developmental Math Tool with 'Learning Bursts'

MindTap Math Foundations is meant to address what students said is the biggest challenge they have in being ready for college: lack of time.

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.

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