Collaboration & Web 2.0

Moodle Intros Quiz, Forum and Assignment Enhancements

Moodle today launched version 3.0 of its open source learning platform, which introduces enhancements to the quiz, forum and assignment modules as well as functionality improvements for user, instructor and administration control.

Technology Showcase Explores 'Serendipitous Learning Opportunities'

A room in Grand Valley State University's library gives students and faculty a chance to experiment with emerging technologies and evaluate their educational potential.

Kramer Intros VIA Campus Wireless Presentation Tool

Kramer today introduced VIA Campus, a wireless presentation and collaboration product designed for education and training environments.

Major Study Finds OER Students Do Just as Well — or Better

In the largest study of its kind, a group of researchers has examined the use of open educational resources (OER) and found that students who used OER in their undergraduate courses performed as well or better than those assigned commercial textbooks.

Top Mobile Trends to Watch in 2016

Two visionary IT experts discuss the biggest trends in mobile for the coming year, from 3D touch and virtual reality to wearables and the Internet of Things.

$800K Study To Test Digital Learning Effectiveness

A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.

Unizin Turns Attention to Caliper Analytics Standard

Unizin, a consortium of 11 public universities developing a shared set of services that further teaching and learning in the digital ecosystem, is partnering with IMS Global Learning Consortium in an effort to drive the adoption of the Caliper Analytics standard.

Saint Xavier U Transforms Classrooms Into Learning Studios

Saint Xavier University is reimagining the classroom with "learning studios" designed for collaboration.

Participate Learning Unveils Collaboration, Collection Tools for Educators

Participate Learning, formerly called appoLearning, has introduced Collections, a new curation and collaboration tool for teachers.

Making Lectures More Interactive

An app called SKIES transforms a traditional lecture into a shared learning experience.