Collaboration & Web 2.0


Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

The Future of Collaboration Spaces Encompasses Video, Interactive, Mobile

A recent learning space renovation at Indiana University focused on informal learning, collaborative technology and sharing ideas and content across multiple devices and users.

Social Media a Top Cybersecurity Challenge in the Workplace

Safe social media use is the No. 1 cybersecurity challenge for employees, according to the latest report from Wombat Security Technologies on security awareness issues in enterprise organizations.

Global E-Learning Market in Steep Decline, Report Says

The worldwide self-paced e-learning market is declining at a precipitous rate, according to a recent report released by Ambient Insight Research, a Washington-based market research firm.

Free Collaboration System Gets Simplified Interface, New Communications Tools

Chalkup has been redesigned with a simplified interface and enhancements for students and faculty. Chalkup provides chat, messaging, discussion boards and other social tools as an alternative to more structured learning management and collaboration systems.



Eastern Michigan U Deploys Augmented Reality Sandbox

A professor at Eastern Michigan University is using an augmented reality sandbox to help students understand earth science concepts through interacting with simulated topography.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in August

From virtual classrooms to Pokémon Go, here's what was trending on our website last month.

How to Revamp Your Learning Spaces on the Cheap

When funds are scarce, a little experimentation can go a long way in keeping technology-enhanced classrooms up-to-date.

Yale Consolidates 10,000 Hours of Video Content

Yale University is moving its legacy video content onto a single software-based video platform produced by Panopto.

Hundreds of Colleges Tap Peer-to-Peer Marketplace for Study Materials

Students across more than 300 colleges and universities are sharing study materials through StudySoup, a marketplace where students can buy and sell class notes, guides, flashcards and more.

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