11 Oct '11, 5pm

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

While text messaging and social media tools like Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way that today’s students communicate, the problem is that most educational institutions haven’t quite kept up. Far too many colleges and universities still rely on traditional one-way messaging methods like old-school (forgive the pun) learning management systems, email and even print, to communicate with students. One company, ConnectYard (www.connectyard.com ), aims to change that. Founded in 2007, Wayne, New Jersey-based ConnectYard provides a platform for educational institutions that integrates their learning management systems with the social media tools students use to connect students and instructors for a more web-based community, and provide a better learning experience at the same time. Its Campus Communications solution, for example, gives institutions a way to deliver m...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/10/12/connectyard/

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