Learning Resources


Citelighter Pro To Launch In May with Questia Integration

Citelighter Pro, a premium version of Citelighter's information sharing platform, will launch in May thanks to a partnership between the company and Cengage Learning.

Maple 16 Adds Improved Visualizations, Algorithms

Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

MentorMob Lets Instructors Compile Learning Playlists

A new Web 2.0 service facilitates compilation of "learning playlists" containing links to articles and videos that educators can make available to their students and others.

TED Launches TED-Ed To Help Spread Lessons Beyond the Classroom

TED, the non-profit organization known for its captivating conferences and thought-provoking sub-20-minute videos on a tapestry of ideas, has launched a new education initiative for K-12, college, and lifelong learning.

Outercurve Foundation Adds ChonoZoom to Research Accelerators Library

The Outercurve Foundation has accepted the ChronoZoom big history project, an open source effort designed to make historical connections easier to grasp, after the project was offered to the foundation by the University of California, Berkeley, Moscow State University, and Microsoft Research.



The Connected College: Digital Artifacts and Tools to Support Learning Outcomes

Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.

Louisiana State University Signs Agreement for 3D Analysis Software

A Louisiana university will deploy 3D analysis software for its honors multidisciplinary 3D imaging class to help with complex scientific problems

Making Stuff: 3D Printing on Campus

Two schools bring learning to life with MakerBot 3D printers.

Ingram, BlackBoard Team Up To Deliver E-Textbooks Through LMS

BlackBoard Learn users can now access digital textbooks from their LMS, thanks to a new integrated platform from BlackBoard and Ingram.

U Nebraska-Lincoln To Co-Develop Digital Econ Course

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will co-develop a new digital economics course with publisher McGraw-Hill Higher Education. The organizations described the all-digital offering as the first of its kind.