Learning Resources


Austin Community College Adds Adaptive Math Emporium

Austin Community College in Texas has unveiled its "math emporium," where students can upgrade their math skills in preparation for college-level math courses by completing a developmental math course at their own pace through an individualized online learning platform.

Instructure Launching Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons

Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.

Adapt Courseware Adds Resources for Governemnt, Business Law Courses

Adapt Courseware, provider of educational multimedia, video and assessment resources, has expanded its content repository in an effort to help faculty create a more engaging learning environment.

Treehouse Debuts Training on Apple's New Coding Language

Treehouse Learning has released 71 videos that will introduce students to Swift, Apple’s new coding language, and an Android app.

Google Expands Map Resources for Educators and Students

Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.



video management

When YouTube Isn't Enough To Manage Your Campus Video Content

How two groups of higher ed institutions in New York state are tackling the video management challenge and sharing content across multiple schools.  

Cengage Adds Flashnotes.com Study Material Market to MindTap

Cengage Learning has partnered with Flashnote.com to integrate the latter's online marketplace with MindTap.

College Students Have Chance To Improve Cybersecurity Skills With Competition

The National Cyber League will offer colleges the opportunity to participate in games and labs to improve students' cybersecurity skills.

Tennessee College To Offer All Biology Course Materials Via Mobile Devices

This semester, biology students at Walters State Community College will be able to access all course materials in digital form.

Research: What Value Does a Degree or Certificate Hold for the Adult Learner?

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and Hobsons completed a pilot study during AY 2013-2014 of adult learners at eight participating higher education institutions. The investigators have just released "Measuring Impact: Findings From a Study of Adult Student Gains and Satisfaction." CT asked Jim Fong, Director of the UPCEA Center for Research & Consulting and Todd Bloom, Chief Academic Officer at Hobsons for their comments.