21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


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Stanford U Display Wall Takes Visualization to a Higher Level

The newly furnished room includes high-resolution Christie MicroTiles that start two feet off the ground and form a seamless, curvilinear video wall that's 256-square-feet in size, spanning nearly the entire width of the room.

GA Tech Google Glass App Does Captioning

Could Google Glass help people who are deaf or hard of hearing participate in everyday conversations? A group at the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing has developed speech-to-text "Glassware" that does just that.

Elsevier Adding Classic Science and Humanties Ebooks to Legacy Collection

Elsevier is releasing a slate of new ebooks to its Legacy collection on ScienceDirect in five new areas, including arts and STEM, as well as new materials in a variety of existing categories.

Blackboard Teams With Ricoh on Document Imaging

Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will work with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.

USC Launches Inter-Disciplinary Master's with Wired Magazine

The University of Southern California is teaming up with a publishing company to launch its next online master's degree program.

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Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.

Echo360 Debuts Active Learning Platform

Echo360 has launched the Active Learning Platform, a cloud-based system that incorporates lecture capture, learning analytics, content management and student engagement tools.

Austin Community College Adds Adaptive Math Emporium

Austin Community College in Texas has unveiled its "math emporium," where students can upgrade their math skills in preparation for college-level math courses by completing a developmental math course at their own pace through an individualized online learning platform.

Blackboard Unveils Cloud Version of Learn

Education technology company Blackboard has launched a cloud version of its learning management system promised during BbWorld this past summer.

Gates Foundation Picks Seven To Vie for $20 million Digital Courseware Investments

Seven finalists have been named by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a multi-year, multi-million dollar competition to develop digital courseware for personalized learning in higher education.