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Collaboration & Web 2.0


Blackboard Collaborate Boosts Support for Sakai and Moodle

Blackboard has released updates to Elluminate Live and Wimba Classroom, two software tools that make up its Collaborate suite.

Element K Launches InstructorHub

Element K has released InstructorHub, a global online community and resource center for instructors.

Ballmer Details Skype Acquisition

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.

OpenQwaq Open Source Project Provides Virtual Workspaces for Collaboration

Teleplace has launched a new open source project, OpenQwaq, an enterprise-class virtual collaboration platform based on the Teleplace platform.

Creating an Interactive Classroom

An Iowa high school teacher is using cloud technology to encourage collaboration among students.

Report: 6 Blended Learning Models Emerge

Even as it "disruptively" transforms American education, blended learning is itself being slowly reshaped into new and distinctive forms.

EdWeb Launches Free Professional Development Initiative

EdWeb.net has launched a free professional online learning community for new teachers called New Teacher Help.

Blackboard Enlists User Help To Develop Next-Gen Collaborate

Blackboard's collaboration division will be promoting a form of crowdsourcing to develop the next generation of its technology.

FunnelBrain Redesigns Free Q&A Search

FunnelBrain has redesigned its free academic question and answer search engine.

Semi-Virtual Field Trips

A teacher in California's Pleasant Valley High School figured out a way to connect his students to science in their own community, combining virtual field trips with hands-on activities and physical tours of local points of interest.

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