Educators hope Ning stays affordable

Ning, an online social network that lets members create groups on any topic, says it soon will "phase out" its free service, forcing educators to find other alternatives…

Class in 140 characters or less?

Most colleges and universities aren't yet capitalizing on the social networking and Web 2.0 tools that keep today's digital natives motivated. It's time to unleash that potential, the…

Can social media cure low student engagement?

Keeping college students and their professors connected through social media outlets could be key in boosting graduation rates, education technology experts said during a panel discussion at Social…

Study: Facebook isn’t a grade killer

Facebook could be a distraction that drags down grade point averages, or a popular online hangout spot that has no impact on college students’ academics -- depending on…