Atlas Learning has unveiled a free cloud-hosted interactive app that allows teachers to make slide decks available to students on any computer or device in real time. LiveSlide, which will be available in August, also provides interactive tools to engage students in the classroom.
A public opinion survey conducted by Brodeur Partners of parents, students, alumni, donors, and employers in the United States regarding attitudes and understanding of massive open online courses has come back with mixed results, hinting that a full-fledged switch to MOOCs for the higher education experience may not be the wisest choice for colleges in the immediate future.
Fulton, MO's Westminster College has offered online courses to high school students in Turkey this summer.
Kaplan University's School of Information Technology is expanding its gamification and badging efforts following positive results from a recently conducted pilot program.
With the use of video exploding in higher education, it's vital for schools to plan scalable A/V systems that work seamlessly. Consultants and integrators may be your best bet.
A site for accessing freely available education materials from public agencies has just been revamped for the third time in its lengthy history to include a cleaner interface and many more listings. The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) helps educators, students, and others find digital teaching and learning resources maintained by the federal government.
New systems securely conceal classroom AV components above a suspended ceiling.
The number of college students taking at least one online course nearly doubled, from 23 percent to 45, over the last five years according to the 2013 College Explorer, a new report from market research company re:fuel.
eInstruction has debuted a new document camera that lets users connect via Android and iOS apps to turn their phones and tablets into interactive whiteboards. Also at the ISTE 2013 conference, taking place this week in San Antonio, TX, the company is showing off the latest version of Insight 360.
Teachers and parents are agreed: Creativity needs to be infused more deeply into the curriculum. However, according to a new study, testing and a dearth of time and resources, among other factors, are getting in the way.