21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


MacBook Webcams Vulnerable to 'Peek' Hacking

The National Security Agency may not be the only ones peeking into our activities. A recent research project at Johns Hopkins University has shown that unauthorized users can hack into internal webcams on certain classes of Apple computers to disable the green light that tells us when the webcam is in use.

George Washington U Examines Federal Reserve in First MOOC

During a recent symposium on the Federal Reserve System, George Washington University announced that it would offer its first massive open online course on the same subject.

City U of New York Grad Students Create Free Science Curriculum for DNA Barcoding

Two doctoral candidates at the City University of New York Graduate Center recently scored prizes from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for a project in which they created a free inquiry-based science curriculum to teach college and high school students how to do modern biological research.

Ryerson U Upgrades and Expands Network with 802.11ac

Ryerson University in Toronto is installing 802.11ac wireless networking in its new Ted Rogers School of Management and is upgrading many of its existing access points to the new technology.

Report: Android To Top 1 Billion Shipments in 2014

Shipments of devices with the Android operating system will surpass 1 billion units in 2014, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

Harvard Innovation Lab Shows Off 'Library of the Future'

Harvard University's "Library Test Kitchen," recently showed off student projects that could one day turn up in libraries.

Summit To Help Principals Learn How to Create Digital Learning Environments

Three education organizations are teaming up to deliver training to principals about how to create digital learning environments in their schools.

New Service Lets Teams Build Online Courses

A software-as-a-service application that allows teams of users to create online courses has gone into open beta.

Cornell Researchers Develop 3D-printed Loudspeaker

A team of researchers at Cornell University has successfully produced a fully functional loudspeaker using a 3D printer.

Indiana U Deploys Videoconferencing Platform to Boost Distance Learning

Indiana University is rolling out a new videoconferencing solution across its eight campuses this spring in a move to support its growing distance learning and digital collaboration initiatives.