Chris Dede, Harvard's Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at the university's Graduate School of Education, will give the opening keynote at the Campus Technology 2009 conference in Boston this coming Tuesday, July 28 on emerging interactive media and implications for teaching and research. We asked Dede for preliminary comments based on a sampling of ideas he'll present.
Twitter has become a valuable network tool for professionals. Brief though they are, little snippets, or Tweets, can tell you a lot if you've taken the time to figure out who to "follow" in your field.
Education technology developer Promethean this week introduced a range of hardware and software for the ActivClassroom, the company's lineup of classroom learning tools.
A new social learning site has launched, one that's focused on sharing teaching strategies and other ideas surrounding the use of interactive classroom response systems.
Looking to take your mobile learning technology initiative to the next level? Our panel of experts share their experiences and tips to help you get there.
The latest tech advancements in digital projectors are making the tools even easier to use, and impacting teaching and learning in the 21st century classroom.
The 17 community colleges of Oregon have selected the Intelecom Online Resources Network to enhance learning in online and campus classes with instructional video.
Homework assignments in Lisa Dysleski's general chemistry courses at Colorado State University were supposed to help students--mostly freshmen--understand the subject better and make them reach beyond mere facts and actually think. Instead, students became frustrated with difficult questions, the assistant professor said, and were simply giving each other homework answers.
The University of Texas (UT) System has expanded its adoption of Copyright Clearance Center's annual copyright license from its Austin campus, which it announced in September 2008, to the entire UT System. The nine academic campuses and six health institutions that the UT System comprises make it one of the largest higher education systems in the United States.
Lifelong learning and swirling are two things we hear about as learning moves back into to the "real world." Yet the picture is not simple as institutions and learners work out trust issues and change long-held habits and beliefs along with their technology tools.