21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Linn-Benton CC Launches Online Campus

Linn-Benton Community College is formally launching LB iLearn, an online campus that began teaching classes in January 2014.

MIT Scales Up Homework Reviews

MIT researchers have developed a new system to help instructors review computer science homework assignments in courses with hundreds or thousands of students.

The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

New Partnership Lets Instructors Pick Student To Sell Class Notes to Classmates

College instructors can now pick a Cengage Learning Scholar to share their class notes and study materials with their fellow classmates — for a price.

Microsoft Debuts Azure for Student Developers

Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.

Northwestern Debuts 2 New MOOCs, First MOOC Specialization

Northwestern University will launch two new massive open online courses (MOOCs), one in healthcare and one in business, this spring, as well as its first MOOC specialization.

Support for flipping faculty

3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty

Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support structure for faculty making the switch.

How to Build an Active Learning Program

How can IT leaders encourage the creating and use of active learning spaces on campus? Focus on overall goals and outcomes before the technology.

UMass Amherst Opens First MakerBot Innovation Center in a University Library

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has teamed up with MakerBot to install the first MakerBot Innovation Center at a university library.

Chalk & Wire Update Aims To Improve LMS Integrations

Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.