21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


German University Implements Lecture Capture for Asynchronous Learning

Ruhr University Bochum in Germany has implemented a lecture capture solution that records course visuals and video of the instructor, so students can attend lectures virtually on their own schedule.

Report: PCs Sag as Tablets Surge

Global PC shipments continue to drop in 2013 while tablet sales soar, according to two new forecasts from market research firm International Data Corporation.

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

As 3D printing grows in sophistication, the technology is moving from cool trick to learning tool.

Can MOOCs Replace Traditional Textbooks?

MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.

Lane CC's Award-Winning Faculty Development Program for OER Adoption

The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.

3 Keys to Fostering Community Online

3 Keys to Fostering Community Online

A sense of isolation is a leading cause of dropout among online students. CT looks at proven strategies for building an inclusive, collegial atmosphere in online classes.

Music Education Goes High Tech

Benedictine University's Luis Loubriel shares what the school is doing to make music education more interactive and better prepare students for their future careers.

Is Tech Changing the Way Students Write

Is Tech Changing the Way Students Write?

Colleges are struggling to reconcile the need for students to produce cogent academic writing with the tech-fueled style of composition they use in their everyday lives.

Do Students Have the 'Write' Stuff?

Web 2.0 tools and texting are changing how students write. As long as they express themselves well, maybe it's a good thing.

Student Reporters Use Mobile App for Video Newsgathering

Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.