Learning Resources


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.

How to Teach Entrepreneurship

Universities are creating entrepreneurship programs to prepare their students for a changing economy and workplace. CT looks at 4 keys to a successful initiative.

50+ Percent Off! The Walmart of Education

No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.

Institute for Humane Studies Launches Portal for Curated Learning Resources

George Mason University's Institute for Humane Studies has launched EDvantage, an online portal for curated videos, articles, and other resources for use in the classroom.



A Collaboratory for Classics

This ambitious Duke University library project is attempting to build digital connections among classical texts no matter where or in what form they exist online. Along the way it also expects to change how students study the classics and "open a window on real life."

Khan Adds Personal Tutoring To Help Identify Skills Gap

Khan Academy has added a new personal tutor feature designed to help students figure out where to start their lessons and to know when they have mastered the concepts.

Curated Repository of Free Arts and Humanities Media Offers 16,000 Indexed Videos

CourseWorld, a non-profit initiative that relies solely on crowd-sourcing contributions from site users and freelance volunteers, has launched a free video library of educational videos focused entirely on arts and humanities materials.

Credo Releases 19 New and Updated Collections

A company with a platform that allows schools to compile reference collections and deliver them online to their students and faculty has just launched a set of new compilations that users can integrate with their digital libraries.

Desire2Learn 'Supercharges' Personalized Learning with Knowillage Purchase

Education technology company Desire2Learn has acquired a startup with a program that enables instructors to personalize the selection of digital learning resources through an automated process.