21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Southeastern Community College Receives $1.7 Million Worth of CAD/CAM Software

Southeastern Community College in Iowa has received a donation of CAD/CAM software valued at more than $1.7 million and will use it to train students in design and advanced manufacturing.

Concordia University Texas Adds Discovery Service

Concordia University Texas has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to provide better results for student library searches.

EBSCO Adds EasyBib Citation Integration

EBSCO has integrated EasyBib in an effort to make it easy to export citation data from EBSCO resources to EasyBib tools.

Berkeley Launches Big Data MOOCs

Berkeley has teamed with a private partner to launch two new MOOCs focused on big data analysis using Apache Spark, an open-source big data processing engine.

Christie Intros 3 High-Brightness Projectors

Christie is adding three high-brightness 1-chip DLP projectors to its Q Series line.

Chief Digital Officer

Does Higher Ed Need a Chief Digital Officer?

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.

Online Courses in High School Could Help with College Prep

A recent study suggested that taking online classes especially benefits students' "self-regulatory behaviors," which are important for success in higher education. Time management and the coordination of "distributed" or study groups surfaced as being particularly important.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.

Autodesk Offers Design Software Free to Ed Institutions

Autodesk has released its design software free to students, instructors and educational institutions anywhere in the world.

University of Alberta Taps IBM Streaming Analytics Software for Climate Change Research

Advanced analytics software from IBM is providing researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment.