Learning Resources


Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

Gale Rolling Out New Platform To House Digital Humanities Collections

Educational publisher Gale will make all of its digital humanities collections available through one platform "over the coming years," according to a news release from the Michigan-based company.

HAN University To Use Discovery Service To Simplify Access to Research Content

As part of their effort to be among the top universities in applied sciences in the Netherlands, HAN University has recently implemented a new platform to simplify access to institutional resources and increase user access to research content and repositories.

Purdue To Provide Access to Online Writing Lab Through New Pearson Mobile App

Purdue University has partnered with Pearson to make the school’s popular Online Writing Lab available in one of the company’s mobile-based writing resources.

New Web Site Launched Offers Software and Systems Training

John Wiley and Sons and the American Graphics Institute have partnered to launch a new subscription Web site, digitalclassroom.com, designed to serve as an online education and training resource for learning about software apps, operating systems, Web design and development, and graphic design techniques.



Thinking Big: Tools, Resources, and Strategies to Bring Big Data to the Classroom

In a Q&A with Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University's Senior Lecturer in Computer Information Systems, we explore how big data is increasingly flourishing all around us, and what that means for instruction, for the academic disciplines, and for IT in higher education.

BenchPrep Adds Video Courses

BenchPrep, a developer of online and mobile courses, is now offering 40 video courses in software training, math, science, and business.

Cengage Adds Smithsonian Resources

In an effort to expand their global reach, the Smithsonian Institution has launched a licensing agreement with educational publisher Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to deliver digital content to libraries and classrooms.

LSU, Charleston Southern U Take Athletes' Academic Support Mobile

In an effort to help improve outcomes for their athletes, two universities have adopted a new suite that brings research tools and academic services to students with busy travel schedules.

Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and Quality Assurance

At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.