21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


U Bristol Deploys Lecture Capture Platform To Improve Video Management

The University of Bristol has deployed a new video creation and management platform in an effort to improve integration with its learning management system and ease faculty use.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Vernier Debuts Tools To Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.

Epson Giving Away Interactive Touch Projectors

Epson is hosting a contest that will award interactive LCD projectors to educators.

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7 Tips for Harnessing the Energy of Social Media in Class

Social media can be a distraction for students — but used well, it can also invigorate teaching and learning with a relevant, immediate stream of communication. Here's how to make sure it's an asset, not a liability.

Xavier U Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

The Midwest has a brand new resource for 3D printing and prototyping: Ohio's Xavier University is the first in the region to open up a MakerBot Innovation Center on campus.

Gale Beefs up Historical Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has added several new digital collections featuring rare historical material for academic libraries.

Kurzweil Education Upgrades Text-to-Speech Software

Kurzweil Education is rolling out Kurzweil 1000 Version 14, the latest version of its text-to-speech software.

Penn State World Campus Taps Tutor.com for Personalized Learning

Penn State World Campus is rolling out Tutor.com's personalized learning services for the institution's 12,000 students and faculty worldwide. Students will gain 24/7 access to more then 3,000 tutors in 40-plus subjects, from math and economics to science and nursing.

CU-Boulder Researchers Create Language Learning App

Two doctoral students in linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a gesture-based language learning game for the iPad and iPhone.