Collaboration & Web 2.0


The Bittersweet Convergence of Policy, Higher Ed and Tech

This panel of analysts examined the issues currently faced by post-secondary education and how tech and regulation can and will influence the outcomes.

Chalk & Wire Rebrand Seeks to Boost Experiential Learning

Chalk & Wire has rebranded its assessment platform. Now known as “CWPro,” the higher education platform supports experiential learning for college students, while offering increased scalability for administrators.

5 Simple Ways to Reach Gen Z

Even though technology seems to rule the lives of this newest generation of college students, engaging them doesn't require you plugging in to deliver high-tech touch.

Report: Students Spending Less on Course Materials

This academic year, the average cost of college students' required course materials dropped to $579, down from $602 last year and $701 in 2007-2008, according to a new report from the National Association of College Stores.

Microsoft Debuts Budget-Friendly Acer and HP Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft finally introduced two mixed reality (MR) branded headsets (in developer editions) this week in the Microsoft Store.



Microsoft Offering Students Flexible Leasing for Surface Devices, Deals on Windows 10 PCs

Surface machines, which double as tablets or laptops, are available to students at a 10 percent discount through a new 24-month payment plan.

Report: Most Millennials Learn More from Technology than from People

The majority of millennials ages 18-34 (69 percent) say they learn more information from technology than from people, according to a new report from nonprofit leadership training organization Growing Leaders.

Hobsons Launches Tool to Schedule High School Counselor, College Admissions Visits

RepVisits is now available at no cost to all high school counselors directly within the Hobsons Counselor Community social network. It’s integrated into Hobsons’ Intersect platform that launched last month and the college and career readiness platform Naviance as well.

University of Miami Provides Free Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Faculty, staff and students at the University of Miami now can utilize the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud software at no cost.

Colorado’s Online Professional Learning Platform Integrates Video Coaching

COpilot now offers video-powered PD through Edthena. Educators can use the platform to upload videos of their classroom instruction and then share those videos with coaches who can give timestamped comments categorized as questions, suggestions, strengths and notes.

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