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Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica
“It’s not easy to take students to Antarctica, but by filming the lectures on the ice, we can introduce students to this incredible continent."
Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’
"Blackboard is focused on designing and delivering innovative solutions and services to learners and instructors around the world."
Cloud software and collaboration solutions in hot demand by educators
“The global classroom collaboration management systems market is expected to witness a major boost with the advent of cloud-based software."
Blackboard expands virtual classroom offerings with new partnership
Blackboard has partnered up with Skytap to provide cloud-based, on-demand virtual training labs via Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship LMS.
Wellington school embraces Innovative Learning Environments
In a bid to bring their school into the 21st century, Wellington Girls’ College introduced innovative learning environments (ILEs).
NZ's Tairua School, making modern classrooms a reality
“We have to ask ourselves are we preparing our students for the world we grew up in or for the one they will be part of."
Massive change taking place in education technology market
"With rapid and continuous advancement in technology, the requirements of students and teachers in education are undergoing a tremendous change."
Microsoft's new Office 365 Education services in the works
"These services are designed to simplify connections between systems as well as communication and collaboration between teachers and students."
What to expect in education tech in 2015
The need of students, teachers and administrations are the driving force behind edtech, not the technology.