MIT has gone into the movie-making business to help engineering students understand how the concepts they're learning about in class apply to the real world.
Two surveys find respondents saying admissions officers are more likely to check applicants' social media activity but that students aren't worried about what they'll find.
Rafter, a company that specializes in course materials management, has launched Rafter360, a new service that promises to deliver all class materials to a student upon registration for a course.
Youngstown State University will deploy a new learning environment along with an auto-rostering tool built specifically for its needs.
Open courseware provider Lumen Learning is publishing a set of guidelines and best practices for developing courses using open educational resources (OER).
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University's College of Information Science and Technology and the University of Kansas have partnered in an effort to reduce the gap between perceived and actual privacy for users of social networks.
San Diego State University has reduced its transcript evaluation process from eight weeks to two days, even during peak periods, by implementing a new scanning process that automatically reads and records transcript data faster and more accurately than before.
WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, has added 23 new online math textbooks from publishers including Cengage Learning, John Wiley & Sons, OpenStax College, W.H. Freeman and Worldwide Center of Math.
Electronic portfolio projects have great potential to impact learning, assessment, and professional development. Yet expanding e-portfolios campuswide and sustaining the program isn't easy. Here are four pitfalls to watch out for.
In a Q&A with CT, Virginia Commonwealth University's Associate Director for Online Learning Innovation Tom Woodward examines the "blend of strategies, technologies, and networked communities that make the process and products of education more transparent, understandable, and available to all the people involved."