At Chattanooga State Community College, campus leaders charged with a new e-portfolio program implementation demonstrated an exceptional gift: the ability to identify pockets of interest on campus and turn them into a driving force. After a modest, one-year pilot of 200 users, campus leaders watched a full, campus wide implementation grow to 2,300 student, faculty, and staff e-portfolios in its first year.
The University of Iowa will launch a new Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the fall 2015 semester in an effort to better meet the needs of faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.
Carvechi Technology has released a cloud-based collaboration platform, Collaboratory, featuring content sharing, digital whiteboards and voice over Internet protocol.
Traditional lectures are failing students in STEM disciplines. According to a new meta-analysis published this week, a staggering 55 percent more students flunk purely lecture-based STEM courses than flunk courses taught with some sort of active learning component.
Instructor Sicco Rood explains how to duplicate an existing course in Instructure Canvas or copy an existing course into a blank, empty course shell.
Are online education providers serving the masses or just amassing wealth for themselves? That's the question the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education wants answered. The group today challenged the leaders of edX, Udacity and Coursera to a public debate "about the claims and promises being made by the online education industry about the quality of its higher education programs."
On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.
Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.
Cengage Learning has partnered with Matchpoint Careers to become the exclusive agent to market and sell Matchpoint's Career Positioning System (CPS) to higher education institutions.
Cengage Learning, a provider of educational content, technology and services for higher education and K-12, has partnered with big data software provider Celebrus Technologies to capture data about users' interactions with Cengage's products.