Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education



  • Schools Build Community with Student News Programs

    Schools are using digital video production in their efforts to foster 21st century skills in their students. Administrators are finding that these programs can also reach out to disconnected students and strengthen school community, with kids as young as 5 years old contributing.

  • Cisco Launches Cross-Device Unified Communications App

    At the Enterprise Connect 2011 trade show last week, Cisco debuted Jabber, a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging, voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing into a single, consistent interface on PCs, Macs, tablets, and smart phones, including iPhone and Android.

  • Desire2Learn Learning Suite Expands Mobile Support

    Desire2Learn is releasing a new version of Learning Suite, an educational software package that includes a learning management system, electronic portfolio, learning repository, and analytics. The new release, version 9.2, expands support for mobile Web users and also brings several enhancements in the areas of assessments and grading.

  • Serebra Campus LMS Gets Performance Boost

    Software developer Serebra has released an update to its flagship learning management system, Serebra Campus. The latest release gets performance enhancements and new administrative capabilities.

  • Survey Finds Strong Support for Educational Technology

    An international survey revealed that administrators see educational technology as critical to preparing students for the networked economy.

  • Vidyo Appliance Records Video Conferences

    A new $9,500 appliance from Vidyo provides for a kind of personal telepresence by letting users Webcast and record their video conferences.

  • Cisco TelePresence Now Connects to Homes

    Cisco is extending its umi line of video communication and collaboration tools so that home users will be able to connect with businesses using TelePresence.