21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Oculus Rift

Could the Oculus Rift Redeem Virtual Reality in Higher Ed?

While early virtual reality was ahead of its time, Oculus VR just might push the technology into the mainstream -- particularly in higher education.

MIT Mini Maker Faire Draws 3,000 Attendees

The inaugural Maker Faire in Cambridge, MA, featured everything from demonstrations of DIY DNA to 3D Printing.

Wow! 5 Higher Ed Technologies Win Awards

Five education innovations, from adaptive learning technology to OER associate degrees to the use of gaming in supporting student writing, will be recognized during this year's annual meeting of WCET, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.

Wallenberg Learning Center

Stanford U Display Wall Takes Visualization to a Higher Level

The newly furnished room includes high-resolution Christie MicroTiles that start two feet off the ground and form a seamless, curvilinear video wall that's 256-square-feet in size, spanning nearly the entire width of the room.

GA Tech Google Glass App Does Captioning

Could Google Glass help people who are deaf or hard of hearing participate in everyday conversations? A group at the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing has developed speech-to-text "Glassware" that does just that.

Elsevier Adding Classic Science and Humanties Ebooks to Legacy Collection

Elsevier is releasing a slate of new ebooks to its Legacy collection on ScienceDirect in five new areas, including arts and STEM, as well as new materials in a variety of existing categories.

Blackboard Teams With Ricoh on Document Imaging

Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will work with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.

USC Launches Inter-Disciplinary Master's with Wired Magazine

The University of Southern California is teaming up with a publishing company to launch its next online master's degree program.

math readiness

Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.

Austin Community College Adds Adaptive Math Emporium

Austin Community College in Texas has unveiled its "math emporium," where students can upgrade their math skills in preparation for college-level math courses by completing a developmental math course at their own pace through an individualized online learning platform.