Collaboration & Web 2.0

Brown Wins $1.5 Million To Improve Math Curriculum

Brown University has landed a $1.5-million three-year grant to improve a curriculum designed to help students in middle and high school learn algebra concepts by creating video games.

Virtual Reality Space Lets Students Experience Big Data

A new facility at Virginia Tech uses large-scale visuals and sound to immerse users in vast amounts of data.

Cal State San Bernardino Students Test Free Movie and Music Download

Cal State San Bernardino's library will be the first academic library to pilot a streaming content service that lets students stream or download movies, music and audiobooks using their student IDs.

Brandman U Launches New Online Learning Platform With No Textbooks Required

Through a new app called MyPath, students at Brandman University can earn a bachelor's degree at their own pace without purchasing a single textbook.

Nexenta Partners with Universities for Higher Education Program

Nexenta, a provider of open source-driven software-defined storage (OpenSDS), has launched a program to partner with higher education institutions on developing technical curricula designed to link theory with practice and prepare students for the workforce.

Middlesex U Issues Free Digital Textbooks for Every Course

Under the four-year agreement, students will receive one free digital textbook for each class during the new academic year. Undergraduates typically take 12 classes, so they'll receive 12 books over their three-year program of study.

Campus Technology 2015 Readers' Choice Awards

We polled education professionals on which products in 29 categories are truly the best.

University of the Incarnate Word Joins Ellucian CBE Beta

The University of the Incarnate Word has signed on as one of the first beta partners for Ellucian's new Brainstorm competency-based education product.

Online Hub Feeds Biology Faculty Resources to Help Students Learn

A big phase is done in a cross-institutional project to bring math and biology experts together for interdisciplinary teaching.

Aruba Expands Mobility Academy

Aruba Networks has expanded the coursework available through its Aruba Mobility Academy, a mobile-specific higher education program designed to teach the fundamentals of building and maintaining a wireless local area network.