21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Canvas Strengthens Mediasite Partnership

Instructure and Sonic Foundry have strengthened an existing partnership by further integrating the latter's Mediasite video creation and management tool with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Google Adds Unlimited Storage Space for Students

Google is giving the 30 million students and teachers who already use Google Apps for Education unlimited storage — and it's offering the same deal to anyone whose school wants to sign up for it.

Blue Jeans Updates Videoconferencing for Users with Disabilities

Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.

U Maine Applies Wowza To Stream Video to Students

A new media center at the University of Maine has integrated a video streaming server into an internally developed learning management system.

Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for educators that will address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

Rochester Institute of Technology Pilots 'Classroom as a Learning Tool'

The Rochester Institute of Technology has teamed with a private partner to create a "classroom as a learning tool" pilot in an effort to create a space that encourages active learning.

Canon Introduces Five New Portable Projectors

All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.

Instructure Launching Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons

Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.

BenQ Unveils MH630 Projector

Supported by a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, the unit also offers full HD 1080p resolution and 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness.

Blackboard Acquires WebRTC Provider

Blackboard has acquired a provider of Web-based real-time communication technology, Requestec.