21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Tech-Enabled Journalism: 8 Ways Ball State is Rewriting the Story

Social media tools helped these young journalists get their stories at the Sochi Olympics.

Carnegie Mellon Research Explores Touchy-Feely Data Visualization

Two researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are exploring how touch devices, such as Apple's iPad, can be used in data analysis and visualization.

Arizona State Launches Learning Platform for Search for Intelligent Life

A course for non-science majors that explores the search for life on other planets developed by educators at Arizona State University is going into production for use by other institutions and may be offered in MOOC form for individuals in the future.

U Michigan Prof Open Sources MOOC Teaching Materials

The course, Programming for Everybody, taught by Charles Severance (on the Coursera platform and at Dr. Chuck Online), introduces participants to Python programming and provides them with the tools to turn around and teach those concepts themselves — or simply to continue their own training in programming.

edX Taps CourseTalk for Online Course Reviews

edX has teamed up with CourseTalk to provide a platform for course reviews that includes star ratings and in-depth comments.

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A Digital Badge Initiative in First-Year Writing Courses

This coming fall, Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC will be rolling out a unique curricular initiative throughout its English Department that administers digital badges to students who demonstrate mastery in the critical skills outlined in first-year writing courses.

Crestron Launches New Room Scheduling Touchscreen

Crestron is now shipping the TSS-752, a room scheduling touchscreen with a 7-inch widescreen color display designed to provide at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.

Research: PC Shipment Sag Slows

Worldwide PC shipments declined 1.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period in the previous year, according to market research company Gartner. The decline is the smallest the segment has seen in the last seven quarters.

The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment

Higher ed institutions around the globe are exploring the potential of adaptive technology to revolutionize the way students learn.

Smart Technologies Unveils Interactive Flat Panel

Smart Technologies has introduced the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.