21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


WebAssign Adds 23 New Math Texts

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, has added 23 new online math textbooks from publishers including Cengage Learning, John Wiley & Sons, OpenStax College, W.H. Freeman and Worldwide Center of Math.

e-portfolio mistakes to avoid

4 Common E-Portfolio Mistakes To Avoid

Electronic portfolio projects have great potential to impact learning, assessment, and professional development. Yet expanding e-portfolios campuswide and sustaining the program isn't easy. Here are four pitfalls to watch out for.

Open Pedagogy: Connection, Community, and Transparency

In a Q&A with CT, Virginia Commonwealth University's Associate Director for Online Learning Innovation Tom Woodward examines the "blend of strategies, technologies, and networked communities that make the process and products of education more transparent, understandable, and available to all the people involved."

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Columbia Launches Hybrid Learning Initiative

Columbia University has asked faculty members for proposals to incorporate hybrid learning into their classrooms.

Carnegie Mellon Gives Privacy Grade to Android Apps

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.

Ontario Online Will Expand Access to Courses for Province's Students

Plans are moving ahead for Ontario Online to become available to almost all of the province's college students in fall 2015.

Stanford Takes New Executive Innovation Training Program Online

Stanford University, which has long been in the business of training industry leaders, is offering a new online model for its executive learning programs.

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

As massive open online courses move toward version 2.0, libraries are in a unique position to guide and support the future of blended learning.

Online Learning Consortium To Host Distance Learning Discussions

The Online Learning Consortium will host a series of Google Hangouts next week, November 10-14, in honor of National Distance Learning Week.