21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Coursera Expands Presence in China

Coursera's massive open online courses will now reach millions more learners in China, thanks to a new partnership with the country's Hujiang online education platform.

U Oklahoma Instructors Head to Academic Tech School

Faculty members at an institution in Oklahoma will have the chance to take classes themselves during a tech expo this week.

Stanford Debuts Online Writing Course for College, High School Students

Stanford writing instructors have partnered with undergraduates to create a non-credit course open to the public via Stanford Online.

Brandman U Adds Digital Badges for Competency Ed Students

Brandman University has teamed with a private partner to provide digital badges for students in its online competency-based degree programs.

NEC Introduces 2 New Large-Screen Displays

Two new display screens for classroom use will offer more features and higher visual quality.

Alternative Social Media Tools

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

Facebook and Twitter may be ubiquitous, but there are many other social media tools out there that can enhance teaching and learning. Here, three educators share their favorites.

Stanford Launches Literature and Social Online Learning Class

Stanford University has wrapped its inaugural session of Literature and Social Online Learning, a new, interdisciplinary class that brings together students from computer science and the humanities to collaborate on literature technology projects.

2015 Predictions: Competency-Based Ed To Grow, Debt Could Topple Some Schools

Online learning will grow this year, but only modestly; more colleges and universities will test out competency-based assessment; and education technology will continue expanding as an industry, driven by investment capital. Those are three of the predictions for the coming year from higher education research and advisory firm Eduventures.

McGraw-Hill Updates SmartBook

McGraw-Hill has launched a new version of its adaptive reading platform, SmartBook, with improvements designed to introduce students to resources at the exact moment they need them and new course areas for higher ed.

Cengage Learning Unveils Digital Study and Assessment Tool

Cengage Learning's 4LTR Press has launched 4LTR Press Online, a digital learning tool featuring personalized study and assessment resources.