21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


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The Tools of Change

Technology is fundamentally changing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education.

New Digital Platform Focuses on Student Fatigue, Confidence Levels

McGraw-Hill has launched Connect Master, a new digital platform designed for presonalized learning.

UC Riverside Expands Online Engineering Degree Programs

Through a partnership with Pearson, the University of California at Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is growing its online engineering degree programs, adding specializations in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering (Power Systems), Environmental Engineering Systems (Water), Materials at the Nanoscale, and Mechanical Engineering.

Gale Tackles Digitizing of Arabic Source Materials

Educational publishing company Gale is getting off the ground with a new multi-year project to digitize Arabic primary sources and reference materials.

New Ultra-Thin Power System Runs Under Carpet

A new power system from Steelcase transforms any carpeted floor into a power-ready space.

McGraw-Hill Education Revamps ALEKS Adaptive Learning Platform with Tablet Interface and More

McGraw-Hill Education is revamping its ALEKS adaptive learning system, introducing a new interface designed for tablets as well as a redesigned learning experience for students.

Report: More Students Opting To Rent Course Materials

The number of students who are choosing to rent their course materials is on the rise and their use of digital course materials is also increasing, according to a new report from OnCampus Research.

Research: When it Comes to Visual Activities, Video Gamers Learn Faster

Score one for gamers. An experiment at Brown University has found a correlation between people who frequently play video games and their ability to retain learning about two quickly learned visual activities.

edX MOOC Research Gives Clearer Picture, Challenges Assumptions

If massive open online courses are goldmines of data, surely, edX must be the mother lode. MIT and Harvard University have just published a 37-page draft report that summarizes a multitude of findings from two years of hosting 68 courses on the popular MOOC platform.

Flipping with MOOCs

For a Better Flip, Try MOOCs

Innovative faculty are running MOOCs and flipped-format on-campus courses on the same schedule and having the two groups interact online — with interesting results.