21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


U Michigan Adds Office of Digital Ed and Innovation To Improve Tech Use

The University of Michigan has added an Office of Digital Education and Innovation in an effort to help faculty use technology and digital programs more creatively.

Social Network Connects Students with College Recruiters

Part Facebook, part e-portfolio, a new online service is connecting graduating high schoolers with college and career recruiters and letting students create shareable multimedia portfolios in the hopes of dazzling them.

Dropbox Drops Price, Ups Storage

Dropbox, the popular free and fee cloud storage service, has introduced a new Pro version that includes a remote wipe feature, enhancements to the sharing of files and a simplified price structure.

Tennessee College To Offer All Biology Course Materials Via Mobile Devices

This semester, biology students at Walters State Community College will be able to access all course materials in digital form.

Tech Start-Up Hosts Hackathon for Online Course Tools

A start-up company with an online application designed to allow people to create and publish interactive courses recently held a "Code for Education" night in its home town of San Francisco.

Renovations Create 'Most Advanced Instructional Facility' at Nebraska-Lincoln

One of the oldest buildings on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus has been turned into one of its most innovative.

Survey: Digital Textbooks Gaining Esteem in Student Eyes

Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use apps, social media and online productivity tools; and one out of three students has attended flipped classrooms in which they watch video lectures before heading to class.

Report: Smartphone Shipments To Top 1.25 Billion on Strength of Emerging Markets

More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be sold in 2014, an increase of nearly a quarter over the previous year's 1.01 billion sales, according to a new forecast from market research firm International Data Corp.

Reinventing Teaching and Learning Centers for the 21st Century

What does a center to support teaching and learning excellence look like today? Gardner Campbell, Virginia Commonwealth University's vice provost for learning innovation and student success, tells CT about that university's newly opened ALT Lab.

Syracuse U MOOC To Build Skills in Mainframe-Scale Enterprise Computing

People seeking a better understanding of enterprise computing strategies have the chance to attend a free, self-guided, self-paced open online course hosted by Syracuse University's School of Information Studies.