Thanks to a new partnership announced at the Educause 2016 conference, Blackboard Learn users will now be able to collaborate on documents using the cloud sharing platform Dropbox. As part of the integration, users will be able to upload documents to Dropbox, share them with others and collaborate in a secure environment.
The California State University System has adopted a new video platform to support online teaching and learning throughout the state.
Follett has partnered with DubLabs in an effort to make it easier for students to access course materials.
Lecture capture company Sonic Foundry has formally released a new application intended to help faculty members and others record straightforward screencasts or audio and slide presentations from a podium PC without the intervention of a production person.
The State University System of Florida — a system of 12 Florida public universities serving more than 300,000 students — has adopted a cloud-based financial reporting tool to assist with data collection related to bond refinancing, state-funded projects and tuition and fee schedules.
Google Research has granted one of its many annual research awards to a professor at the University of California Santa Barbara immersed in the study of computer security.
Texas A&M University has installed a new $2.1 million supercomputer, nicknamed "Terra," which will support research projects such as developing new drugs, forecasting storm surges and managing energy sources.
Rice University in Texas has once again teamed up with SXSWedu to host a competition to improve the state’s K–12 education system.
Internet2, an advanced technology community of research and educational organizations, has expanded its partnership with D2L to offer a customized version of D2L's Brightspace learning management system to more than 300 Internet2 member institutions as part of Internet2's NET+ portfolio.