As part of Common Core's shift of focus from teaching to learning, students are delivering more presentations (while teachers and peers sit-and-get). Not surprisingly, the same boring presentation techniques don't work any better for students than they did for teachers.
Ball State University has long believed in the value of immersive learning experiences. Now faculty practices are undergoing transformation through immersion in a learning community dedicated to the precepts of active learning.
Adobe today released a free new app for iPad designed to give "voice" to educators and students who want to create engaging presentations, combining voice, video, motion graphics, still images and music.
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.
In the first quarter of 2014, the worldwide projector market grew 7 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching 1.87 million units, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting. In the U.S., however, market volume increased just 2 percent.
A new collaboration with Sony is bringing high-definition broadcast equipment like business projectors and studio cameras to American University’s Media Innovation Lab, as part of an overhaul of the AU School of Communication.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is adopting new software in more than 70 classrooms to help students collaborate via mobile devices and built-in displays.
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.
Smart Technologies has introduced the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.
Casio's new ultra short throw projector features WXGA resolution and lampfree design.