Learning Resources


Sophia Learning Launches Free College Prep Resources

Sophia.org has launched Operation College Success, an initiative designed to improve college readiness and help make college more affordable through free resources for students.

Out of the Fray: The Most Relevant Mobile Apps and Devices for Education

Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.

Outsourcing Education

Outsourcing Education

With schools and students now able to secure high-quality online courses from beyond the ivy-covered walls, faculty--and institutions themselves--are weighing whether their stock is rising or falling.

Varsity Tutors now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Varsity Tutors, a provider of in-person and online tutoring services, will now accept Bitcoin as payment in an effort to reduce credit card and bank transfer fees for international customers.

Integration of Library Research Services Aims at Ease, Depth of Discovery

Researchers at libraries subscribing to both Credo and EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS) will now see Credo topic pages and full-text reference entries within their EDS searches, via new integration technology deployed by Credo.



Gale To Digitize AP's Archives

Gale, a provider research and reference tools for libraries, has entered into an agreement with Associated Press to digitize the nonprofit news agency's corporate archives.

Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

Gale Rolling Out New Platform To House Digital Humanities Collections

Educational publisher Gale will make all of its digital humanities collections available through one platform "over the coming years," according to a news release from the Michigan-based company.

HAN University To Use Discovery Service To Simplify Access to Research Content

As part of their effort to be among the top universities in applied sciences in the Netherlands, HAN University has recently implemented a new platform to simplify access to institutional resources and increase user access to research content and repositories.

Purdue To Provide Access to Online Writing Lab Through New Pearson Mobile App

Purdue University has partnered with Pearson to make the school’s popular Online Writing Lab available in one of the company’s mobile-based writing resources.