21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

How Virtualization Makes BYOD Better

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

4 Lessons Learned from Virtual Application Management Rollouts

In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, IT leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared their experiences rolling out and maintaining virtual application management technology.

UC Irvine Vampire MOOC Will Analyze Biological and Cyber Hacks

First zombies, now vampires: After creating a popular MOOC in 2013 on the science, math and health concepts behind the TV series "The Walking Dead," the University of California, Irvine has partnered with Instructure and cable channel FX to launch "Fight or Die: The Science Behind FX's 'The Strain,'" a massive open online course inspired by themes from the TV vampire drama.

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When Actors Replace Instructors as On-Camera Talent

If your school has been producing course videos the same way for years, it may be time to update your technique to make sure students are still watching. Purdue shares lessons learned from an unconventional approach.

5 Ways to Create a 'Post-PC Environment'

Education technology is moving toward a “post-PC environment,” where software will be online, students will access everything they need from one cheap device and BYOD will stand for “bring your own data,” according to Duane Schau, director of client services at Indiana University.

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Student-Built App Gamifies Learning at Old Dominion U

Packed with goal-oriented learning tools, the iAchieveODU mobile app helps students manage their studies and find the information they need to succeed.

Moodle Fine-Tunes Navigation, User Interface

Moodle has announced version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.

Carnegie Mellon Offers 3D Printing Courses

Carnegie Mellon University has launched an undergraduate engineering course in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.

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UMich Labs Scale Up Instructional Innovations

This new office at the University of Michigan is in charge of scaling up digital learning experimentation.