Learning Resources


Rafter Launches Books in Tuition Service

Rafter, a company that specializes in course materials management, has launched Rafter360, a new service that promises to deliver all class materials to a student upon registration for a course.

Lumen Learning Announces Open Course Design Guidelines and Certification

Open courseware provider Lumen Learning is publishing a set of guidelines and best practices for developing courses using open educational resources (OER).

Open Pedagogy: Connection, Community, and Transparency

In a Q&A with CT, Virginia Commonwealth University's Associate Director for Online Learning Innovation Tom Woodward examines the "blend of strategies, technologies, and networked communities that make the process and products of education more transparent, understandable, and available to all the people involved."

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Berklee College of Music Plays New Tune with Digital Assets

The 4,200 students and 600-plus faculty at Berklee College of Music now have a new way to file their digital assets.



Blackboard Integrates Chegg Learning Services

Blackboard has partnered with Chegg to integrate the latter's self-directed learning services with its teaching and learning environment.

Code School Launches Free App for iOS

Code School, a company that provides learning resources for aspiring coders, has launched a free app for iOS devices.

Two-Thirds of Faculty Unaware of Open Education Resources

A new study from Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson delves into the role of OER in higher ed.

E-Library of Research Materials Bulks Up Literature Collection

A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.

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Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.