Collaboration & Web 2.0


New Dashboards Link Student Engagement to Performance

Echo360 and Instructure are teaming up to provide faculty and advisers with real-time analytics that link student engagement to academic performance.

Using Kinect Sensors and Facial Recognition in the Classroom

A Carnegie Mellon project is experimenting with inexpensive sensors and facial recognition technology to help improve instruction.

ProQuest Adds 30 Million Pages to Digital Historical Collections

ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in June

From gamification to makerspaces, here's what was trending on our website last month.

Digital Content Management Platform Adds Student Usage Analytics

An application that helps colleges identify and catalog online resources has added analytics functionality designed to help instructors understand how much students are "engaging" with the digital materials.



Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

Illume Learning Launches Free Database of Teaching Materials

The company bills its course creation tool as the world’s largest database of teaching materials available to instructors in higher education.

NJEDge.Net: Advancing Education and Research

CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.

New Academic Research Service Uncovers Concept Links

During this week's annual American Library Association conference Yewno formally introduced a service to be offered in academic and research libraries to help users find connections among concepts.

Unplag Updates Interface, Adds Commenting for Canvas Users

Unplag has updated its cloud-based plagiarism detector with a new user interface and the ability for instructors using Canvas to leave comments on student assignments.

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