Learning Resources


Beyond the MOOC Hype

What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?

Blazing the Trail: Competency-Based Education at SNHU

CT asks Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc about the implications of competency-based assessment.

Hebrew University Deploys New Search Solution for Library Users

Hebrew University of Jerusalem new discovery service, HU Find, enables library users to conduct searches across multiple databases and the library's catalog, with a single search function.

OpenStax Releases 6th Free Textbook

OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

As 3D printing grows in sophistication, the technology is moving from cool trick to learning tool.



Lane CC's Award-Winning Faculty Development Program for OER Adoption

The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.

Pearson, Big Think Partner To Bring Business Videos to Universities

Pearson has partnered with Big Think to make the latter's curated video collections available to educators and students at higher education institutions.

Technology: Change is How You Use It

Sally M. Johnstone, a true pioneer in the use of technology in higher education, joined a 25-year retrospective session at the recent WCET annual conference in Colorado, with panelists particularly reflecting on changes online learning. Below, CT asked Johnstone to share some of her own perspectives.

Google's Book-Scanning: Education Community Responds to Fair Use Ruling

Higher ed library leaders commend last week's court decision to dismiss the long-running lawsuit between Google and The Author's Guild over Google Books.

Who Owns College Courses

Who Owns College Courses?

Flexible and open models are changing the way colleges and universities approach content ownership.