21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Berkeley Launches Big Data MOOCs

Berkeley has teamed with a private partner to launch two new MOOCs focused on big data analysis using Apache Spark, an open-source big data processing engine.

Christie Intros 3 High-Brightness Projectors

Christie is adding three high-brightness 1-chip DLP projectors to its Q Series line.

Chief Digital Officer

Does Higher Ed Need a Chief Digital Officer?

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.

Online Courses in High School Could Help with College Prep

A recent study suggested that taking online classes especially benefits students' "self-regulatory behaviors," which are important for success in higher education. Time management and the coordination of "distributed" or study groups surfaced as being particularly important.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.

Autodesk Offers Design Software Free to Ed Institutions

Autodesk has released its design software free to students, instructors and educational institutions anywhere in the world.

University of Alberta Taps IBM Streaming Analytics Software for Climate Change Research

Advanced analytics software from IBM is providing researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment.

EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep

MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.

Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees

A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.

Rafter Launches Books in Tuition Service

Rafter, a company that specializes in course materials management, has launched Rafter360, a new service that promises to deliver all class materials to a student upon registration for a course.