Background InformationEDU 2.0 is an online learning management systemcreated by Graham Glass in 2006. Headquartered in San Francisco, California
What is EDU 2.0 ? Powerful e-learning platform that is comparable to Blackboard, Desire2Learn, & Moodle Has over 600,000 users (administrators, teachers, students, & parents) Cloud-based with unlimited storage ability Free and Premium Plans available
Ease of Use & Visual Appeal Homepage is modeled on Facebook with access to your classes, groups, online friends, activities, and assignments due Video-hosting Accessible via mobile devices (iPhones, iPads, iPods, Androids) Typical instructor homepages include: class activity feeds lessons calendar forums blogs wikis images; audio; text/html; slideshows; videos
Additional Features of EDU 2.0 Allows import of content from Moodle Google Apps integration Allows multiple school sites to be networked into a single district or “campus” Free plan allows up to 2,000 student users Parent accounts
Communication & Collaboration Tools Skype for video conferencing Wikis & Blogs Discussion Forums & Chatrooms Language Translator Email integration
User Support “Community Support Forum” - provides help, advice, and support to users using the “free plan”. “Premium Support Forum” – provides help, advice, and technical support to users using EDU 2.0’s premium plan.