Learning Resources


Cengage Intros MindTap Apps for Digital Content

Education publishing company Cengage Learning has launched native mobile app editions of its digital content platform, MindTap.

Knewton Launches Free Learning Content Platform

The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.

College Outreach Program Adopts Online Resource for College Prep

Florida's Hillsborough Community College has adopted a digital test prep service for use in an outreach program designed to help economically disadvantaged middle and high school students pursue college educations.

WebAssign Launches Analytics Tool for Students

WebAssign, a company that provides online instructional tools, has released My Class Insights, a new analytics tool for students.

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Minecraft Competition Challenges Students to Build Immersive Learning Environments

"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.



Autodesk To Offer Design Academy Free Through iTunes U

Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store

Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.

Libelium Launches Internet of Things Resources for Higher Ed

Libelium, a provider of hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks, has launched an initiative designed to support technical education focused on the development of the Internet of Things

Ball State Students as Developers: Not Just Technology Users

Ball State University is known for offering its students not only the experience of using the latest technologies, but also the chance to develop them. CT spoke with Ball State University's Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Kyle Parker.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Debuts Online Essay Coaching

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.