21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

New Digital Signage Platform Aims To Offer More Communication Options

A consortium of companies is offering a new digital signage platform designed to improve communication and safety in both K-12 and higher education.

Report: Chromebook Shipments To Grow 27 percent in 2015

Chromebook sales in 2015 will increase 27 percent over 2014 shipments to hit 7.3 million, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

Hitachi Intros New HDBaseT Projectors

The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD projectors both offer HDBaseT Ultra HD video networking capability along with 60 percent improved contrast, WUXGA resolution and other enhancements.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simplified Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.

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Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

A massive experiment at Virginia Commonwealth University involving 7,000 blogs could lead to a new view on how college students learn.

Mount Holyoke College Kicks Off Hybrid Teacher-Leader Development Program

Massachusetts' Mount Holyoke College is introducing online and face-to-face educator programs intended to train teachers how to be more effective in their own schools.

UCLA Opens New Center for Global Digital Cultures

The University of California, Los Angeles has opened the UC Center for Global Digital Cultures, an academic hub for University of California scholars interested in examining the implications of digital technologies on education, politics, labor, identity and economics around the world.

BenQ Unveils Full Line of sRGB Projectors

The new roster uses the sRGB color space — an industry standard for color accuracy and saturation in smartphones, monitors, cameras, printers and the Internet — so that users can see their work consistently whether on a phone or a projection screen.

Bryant U Breaks Ground on New Academic Innovation Center

Rhode Island's Bryant University has broken ground on a new 50,000-square foot "academic innovation center" that will feature a large circular space in the center of the building with modular furniture, sliding whiteboards and places to post things.