21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Report: Classroom Design Improves Student Engagement

Classrooms designed for active learning can improve student engagement, according to new research from Steelcase, a company that provides furniture for use in educational settings.

Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow

According to a report from TechNavio, MOOCs ongoing expansion is owing in part to the rising costs of higher education and universities' turning to MOOCs for their big data tools.

U Southern California Extends Computing Resources with Remote Desktops

The University of Southern California has deployed an identity management suite and remote desktop service in an effort to extend access to its learning environment and tools while saving money.

BenQ Unveils 2 New Ultra-Short Throw Projectors

Two new projectors from BenQ offer throw ratios of 0.35 and 0.43, brightness of 3,000 to 3,2000 lumens, and are designed for classroom use.

Online University Debuts Mobile App Created by In-House IT Dept.

Trident University International has just released a news- and events-focused mobile app for students, created by its in-house IT department.

Google Glass in the classroom

Wearable Learning

Technologies like Google Glass have great educational potential — with or without the high-priced hardware.

College Presidents: Hybrid Will Have Bigger Impact than MOOCs

While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.

Pearson Launches Competency-Based Education Framework and Readiness Assessment

Education technology company Pearson has developed an assessment tool that allows schools to gauge their institutions' readiness to adopt competency-based education.

Inside The FOLD: Marist College's Game-Changing Online Learning Domain

Fashion, long recognized as a discipline driven by change, was among the first academic program areas in which Marist College began to develop cutting-edge education applications for the institution's Academic Community Cloud (ACC). The FOLD (Fashion Online Learning Domain), an online community and collaboration environment, emerged to engage students, industry participants, and the wider global fashion world in exploring the fashion discipline and real-world trends.

Report: Cognizant Computing Will Have 'Immense' Impact on Mobile Computing

Gartner has unveiled a new report forecasting that cognizant computing, which the company says is the next phase of the personal cloud movement, "will become one of the strongest forces in consumer-focused IT" in the next few years to "have an immense impact across a range of industries, including mobile devices, mobile apps, wearables, networking, services and cloud providers."