Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'collaboration'

Building a Better Gross Anatomy Dissector with iBooks

Three years ago, medical students from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons approached Gross Anatomy Course Director Professor Paulette Bernd, Ph.D. with an ambitious idea: to create a new dissector for the course. The group ended up creating an innovative ebook from scratch using Apple's iBooks Author.

MIT's NB Is Collaborative Reading Done Right

NB, an online annotation tool developed at MIT, has many of the same attributes as other annotation tools. However, NB excels at how it integrates these otherwise common features.

Twiddla: Smarter than the Average Whiteboard

Whiteboards have come a long way since the days of squeaky markers and erasers that leave behind a faint residue of yesterday's lesson. Twiddla, an online whiteboarding tool, is a prime example.

WeVideo: Collaborative Video Editing in the Cloud

WeVideo is a cloud based web video editing application that allows you to upload content to a private or shared media library. From there, you may use the WeVideo suite of editing tools to produce your own video project that...

Sharing a Screen Simplifies Support

Over the years CCNMTL staff have assisted many instructors using course websites and tools. One of the most effective ways to help faculty members has been to sit down with individuals at a computer in our Faculty Support Lab (in...

Video Conferencing: Zoom.us Gets a Few More Things Right

We've all used (and reported on here) a number of video conferencing options over the years. Many do a very good job at their appointed task, but very few come close to ticking off all the boxes that make for...

BigBlueButton: Simple, Open-Source Web Conferencing

BigBlueButton is an open-source web conferencing platform with a simple vision, that “starting a web conference should be as easy as clicking a single metaphorical big blue button.” It is also a platform that is designed for use in higher...

Scitable: A Collaborative Learning Space for Science

Scitable is a collaborative learning space for science from Nature Publishing Group where students, instructors and researchers can collaborate on scientific work. The creators of the site believe that science education should be social and interactive, allowing students and...

Videoconferencing Classroom Scenarios

Using video to have a live conversation with a distant party once required expensive, dedicated videoconferencing equipment. While such systems continue to offer the highest-quality video and audio available, recent developments have brought videoconferencing to the masses. Today, just about...

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