21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


U Arizona Expands to Coursera from Udemy with Astronomy Course

A professor with a popular Udemy-hosted MOOC is trying out his astronomy course on Coursera next, with the hope of increasing completion rates. It'll be the first massive open online course offering on that platform from the University of Arizona.

Iowa Schools Team Up To Build Bridge Supporting Digital Liberal Arts

A small private college and a major research university, both in Iowa, have received a four-year, $1.6 million grant to explore digital liberal arts.

Extron Debuts New Controllers for Classroom AV Systems

Extron has introduced five new Ethernet controllers with enhanced security.

Global Oneness Project Launches Free Multimedia Resources, Lesson Plans

The Global Oneness Project, a curator of multicultural studies, has launched a multimedia initiative for K-12 and higher education that combines free digital stories and lesson plans.

Online Enrollment Growth Slows, But Still Outpaces Brick-and-Mortar

The number of higher education students taking at least one online course in 2014 is up 3.7 percent over the previous year — the slowest rate of increase in over a decade, according to a new survey from the Babson Survey Research Group.

U Bristol Deploys Lecture Capture Platform To Improve Video Management

The University of Bristol has deployed a new video creation and management platform in an effort to improve integration with its learning management system and ease faculty use.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Vernier Debuts Tools To Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.

Epson Giving Away Interactive Touch Projectors

Epson is hosting a contest that will award interactive LCD projectors to educators.

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7 Tips for Harnessing the Energy of Social Media in Class

Social media can be a distraction for students — but used well, it can also invigorate teaching and learning with a relevant, immediate stream of communication. Here's how to make sure it's an asset, not a liability.