Over the next five years, six technologies will have a profound impact on teaching and learning--and some are already beginning to have an impact.
Blackboard has released updates to Elluminate Live and Wimba Classroom, two software tools that make up its Collaborate suite.
Element K has released InstructorHub, a global online community and resource center for instructors.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer described the company's pending $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype as a major milestone in its efforts to extend cross-platform communications across mobile devices and PCs.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Teleplace has launched a new open source project, OpenQwaq, an enterprise-class virtual collaboration platform based on the Teleplace platform.
An Iowa high school teacher is using cloud technology to encourage collaboration among students.
- By Bridget McCrea
Even as it "disruptively" transforms American education, blended learning is itself being slowly reshaped into new and distinctive forms.
EdWeb.net has launched a free professional online learning community for new teachers called New Teacher Help.
Blackboard's collaboration division will be promoting a form of crowdsourcing to develop the next generation of its technology.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
FunnelBrain has redesigned its free academic question and answer search engine.