Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.More
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The New Media Consortium (NMC) has named Muncie, IN-based Ball State University and Austin, TX-based St. Edward’s University as the 2012 winners of its Center of Excellence Award.More
Harrison College has debuted KnowU, an interactive virtual campus designed to build community and offer support to the school's growing base of online learners.
Cengage Learning has launched TeamUp portal, a new on-demand service designed to provide professional development resources for higher education and career training professionals.More
Desire2Learn, a provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms for K-12 and higher education institutions, has signed a four-year Windows Azure global alliance agreement with Microsoft. More
Blackboard has made available new integration options for its Blackboard Collaborate that allow for more interoperability and support across platforms for a variety of learning management systems, including the company's own Blackboard Learn 9.1.More
Adoption of enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence is accelerating. The market grew by 20.5 percent to reach $2.7 billion in 2011, compared to 16.6 percent growth in 2010. The largest increase occurred in the single-codec telepresence segment, which now accounts for 55 percent of the total enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence market.More
A partnership announced by Datatel+SGHE and Blackboard will integrate Colleague with Blackboard Learn 9.1 using Datatel+SGHE's Intelligent Learning Platform to centralize information from academic and administrative systems. The collaboration will bring together course management, grading, and collaboration tools for colleges and universities.More
The Center for Digital Education has released a new research paper, "Funding Lecture Capture in Higher Education."More