21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Big Data: An Evolution in Higher Education's Technology Landscape

Big data has arrived in higher education, but it certainly is not leveraged to the extent that it could be or may soon be. What should we expect in the future?

Brigham Young Researchers Develop Google Glass System To Assist Deaf Students

Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a system that projects sign language interpreters onto Google Glass and other similar types of glasses.

Syracuse U Shifts Online MBA to New Learning Platform

Syracuse University will be revamping how it delivers its online MBA program.

Cengage Partners with Echo360 To Offer Free LectureTools Subscriptions

Cengage Learning has partnered with Echo360 to provide students with subscriptions to the latter's LectureTools.

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2U's Next Chapter Following the Demise of Semester Online

The experiment called Semester Online will shortly close operations. Naysayers and competitors may claim that the closure dents 2U's reputation. The company sees the outcome differently.

Florida Virtual Campus Launches State-Wide Online Course Catalog

The Florida Virtual Campus has launched the Distance Learning Course and Degree Program Catalog in an effort to improve student access and success.

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The Naked Truth About Full-Frontal Presentations

As part of Common Core's shift of focus from teaching to learning, students are delivering more presentations (while teachers and peers sit-and-get). Not surprisingly, the same boring presentation techniques don't work any better for students than they did for teachers.

Transformers: Building an Active Learning Faculty

Ball State University has long believed in the value of immersive learning experiences. Now faculty practices are undergoing transformation through immersion in a learning community dedicated to the precepts of active learning.

Missouri State U Improves Learning Outcomes With Flipped Course

Missouri State University (MSU) has implemented a flipped classroom model for its Introductory Psychology course, resulting in dramatic improvements in student learning outcomes and course completion rates.

Finding the Momentum: An E-Portfolio Implementation Success Story

At Chattanooga State Community College, campus leaders charged with a new e-portfolio program implementation demonstrated an exceptional gift: the ability to identify pockets of interest on campus and turn them into a driving force. After a modest, one-year pilot of 200 users, campus leaders watched a full, campus wide implementation grow to 2,300 student, faculty, and staff e-portfolios in its first year.