There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.
Students at the University of Mary Washington build their academic identities on their own personal Web domain.
Digitalis Education Solutions has launched what it's claiming is the smallest portable planetarium currently available, the Digitarium Iota.
Georgetown University is calling on its entire campus community to explore what the institution of 2030 will look like and to experiment with new ways of educating students. The impact of its discoveries may ultimately end up being felt throughout American higher ed.
Online training and courseware provider MindEdge is partnering with Cognii, which specializes in assessment technology for essay-type answers, to use adaptive technology with multi-concept assessment.
Colorado State University will be expanding its product design instruction previously given primarily to engineering students out to the broader community.
Instructure is bringing its Canvas virtual learning environment to the United Kingdom.
Gale has released four new digital collections for use by academic and special libraries.
Higher education leaders are investing in strategies and technologies that can help make a college experience more relevant. But what will allow students to make sense of their own education, connect it with their priorities beyond the classroom, and finally put learners in charge of their own learning?
With more and more faculty being asked to teach blended or online courses, the need for faculty training has never been higher. CT looks at tried-and-tested strategies for molding better online instructors.