Web 2.0
New Applications and Strategies for .edu

The Buzz

  • Life is ATwitter

    Twitter has become a valuable network tool for professionals. Brief though they are, little snippets, or Tweets, can tell you a lot if you've taken the time to figure out who to "follow" in your field.More

News and Products

  • Adobe Releases First Beta of ColdFusion 9

    Adobe Systems this week released the public beta of the next version of its ColdFusion Web development platform. The new version, dubbed ColdFusion 9, will come with an optional integrated development environment (IDE).More
  • Blackboard Acquires MobilEdu Developer

    Blackboard today announced that it has acquired ed tech developer Terriblyclever Design, the maker of MobilEdu, a campus communication application designed for iPhone and other mobile devices. More
  • Desire2Learn Integrates Elluminate Live! Collaboration Software

    The Desire2Learn Learning Environment is gaining new collaborative capabilities thanks to the integration of the eLearning platform with Elluminate Live!, a suite of Web-based tools designed to facilitate online learning.More
  • Texas A&M Takes an Active Approach to Social Media Marketing

    Multitudes of potential students are found online these days--tweeting, blogging, MySpacing, and Facebooking--but marketing to these prospects in their native environments isn't as simple and straightforward as it might seem at first. Diane McDonald, associate director of marketing at Texas A&M University, explained that reaching these prospects via social media takes more than a static institutional Facebook page; it takes an active approach to engage them.More
  • Microsoft Launches Silverlight 3

    Microsoft has released version 3 of its Silverlight framework for developing rich interactive applications (RIAs) and its Expression Studio Web and graphics design suite.More