Learning Resources


Cambridge University Press, Knewton Partner To Improve Adaptive Digital Resources

Cambridge University Press and Knewton have partnered with the stated goal of improving the publishing company's next generation of digital English language teaching products.

LearnBig Launches Educational Search Engine

Educational discovery company LearnBig has launched a Web site that lets students, parents, and teachers search educational content online.

Pearson, Knewton Partner To Expand Update MyLab and Mastering

Pearson has partnered with Knewton to add biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, finance, and accounting to its MyLab and Mastering line of adaptive learning tools.

USC Contributes Content to Digital Public Library

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries has partnered with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as a content hub and has contributed more than 250,000 items from its own digital library to the DPLA.

Free Resources: Saylor Foundation Opens Thousands of Learning Tools to Colleges and Universities

The Saylor Foundation has opened its Media Library to the public, providing thousands of open educational resources, videos, articles, and full-length textbooks.



It Takes A Community

There's good reason to step back--even when things are ticking along smoothly--and examine where we really stand in the world of broadband technologies. As comfortable as we might be when things seem to be working, there are visionary leaders who are reminding us that we could do better.

Cengage Learning and MathJax Partner To Improve Online Equations

Educational content and software developer Cengage Learning has entered into a partnership with MathJax, an open source JavaScript display engine, to improve the way mathematical and scientific equations display in Cengage's digital math and chemistry learning platforms.

Tony Wagner

Creating a Culture of Innovation

In a world where knowledge is available with a few clicks of the mouse, colleges and universities must find new ways to give students the skills to succeed.

Pilot Program Finds Cost Is the Primary Factor Behind E-Textbook Adoption

Cost is the main reason why colleges and universities are shifting from paper to electronic textbooks, according to a new report from the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR). Other motivating factors behind e-textbook adoption include availability, portability, functionality, and innovation.

Overcoming the Barriers to eText Adoption--Higher Education's Initiatives to Tame the Digital Content Tiger

The conversion from printed instructional content to digital content is inevitable. Just as the music industry progressed from vinyl to tape to CD and now to digital formats, so progresses the instructional content industry. With any change comes some level of resistance, doubt, and barriers to progress. The conversion from printed to digital content is no exception. Here, we'll propose initiatives to overcome these barriers.