21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Report: Clear Objectives and Ease of Use Key to Successful Online Courses

Online courses should state the course objectives clearly and provide easy-to-use technology to maximize the chances of student success, according to a recent survey conducted by Eduventures.

California Community Colleges to Roll Out On-Demand Faculty Training

Faculty and staff in the California Community Colleges will soon have access to online training on digital skills and tech tools.

New Wireless Interactive Display Eliminates Cabling

The DTen allows the user to plug a dongle into a USB port-enabled device to share its screen on the display. No pre-installation of software is required.

Penn State Debuts Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.

Drexel Business School To Incorporate Videoconference Content into Academic Programs

Drexel University's LeBow College of Business has begun using a new cloud-based service to record videoconferences and turn them into searchable, on-demand video content that will then be available to its 3,500 online and in-class students.

BenQ Unveils 4 New Signage Displays

BenQ has introduced four new digital signage display models for education that can make viewing more comfortable and offer more mobile sharing capabilities.

iOS App Allows Instructors to Control Classroom Presentations From Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

U Colorado Boulder Hosts Game Design Institute for STEM Teachers

A group of about 100 K-12 teachers has completed a week-long summer institute, dubbed Scalable Game Design, at the University of Colorado Boulder focused on using game design to teach computer science.

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E-Portfolios Link Academic Achievements to Career Success

Portland State University's new online business degree program is using e-portfolios to document students' academic and professional growth.

MakerBot Publishes 3D Design and Printing Handbook for Education

'MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design' includes an introduction to 3D printing and a range of hands-on 3D design lesson plans.