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Classroom Collaboration Using Social Bookmarking Service Diigo
September 27, 2011

Key Takeaways Social bookmarking websites enhance and improve the learning experience by encouraging group collaboration and making organizing and saving web resources faster an…

Online Student Forums with Experts
September 27, 2011

Key Takeaways Asynchronous collaborative learning forums between students and experts can result in highly effective learning experiences beyond what the instructor can provide.…

Building a Collaborative Online Literary Experience
September 27, 2011

Key Takeaways Educators and students collaborated in constructing an immersive literary experience at the University of Richmond and then reenacted the narrative as a team. Co…

The Participatory Design of a (Today and) Future Digital Entomology Lab
September 27, 2011

Key Takeaways Digital laboratories complement empirical science–based courses while providing flexibility in when and where students conduct lab study. Virtual collaborative…

Podcast: Joshua Kim on Building Relationships Between For-Profit and Non-Profit Institutions.
January 18, 2012

Joshua Kim is the director of learning and technology for the Master of Health Care Delivery Science Program at Dartmouth College. He also serves as an ECAR fellow and part-time blogger…

Moving Outside the LMS: Matching Web 2.0 Tools to Instructional Purpose
September 7, 2011

What considerations support the decision to either augment or replace an institution’s existing learning management system (LMS) with a cloud-based, Web 2.0 technology tool to suppor…

7 Things You Should Know About WordPress
September 2, 2011

WordPress is an open-source web application that is fundamentally a tool for publishing content , and a broad array of colleges and universities have made use of WordPress and encouraged its …

Challenges and Opportunities to Create Education-Based Start-Ups in Universities: The Qu-vox Case
October 16, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

Educators should foresee entrepreneurship in IT as a way to approach the opportunities and challenges that universities have to promote the creation of start-ups collaboratively between faculty and…

Federal “Learning Registry” for Digital Materials Launched
November 14, 2011

Released roughly one year ago, the U.S. Department of Education’s 2010 National Education Technology Plan ( ) called for the development of “an open-…

Transforming Student Engagement with KnowU, a Social Learning Platform
October 16, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

Discover ways to drive student engagement through an innovative online social learning platform. See how Harrison College's KnowU creates a unique sense of place and community for students and…