Learning Resources


Credo Launches Information Skills Tool for Student Athletes

Online reference resource and informational skills company Credo Reference has released a new version of its Literati software specifically for student athletes.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Adaptive Learning Product Suite for Higher Education

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a new suite of adaptive learning products for higher education at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas.

edX in the Community College: The MassBay Experience

During the Spring 2013 Semester, students at MassBay Community College will be able to take a three-credit hour course on Practical Python Programming that incorporates online course materials and instructional tools developed at MIT and made available through edX. Through its partnership with edX, MassBay will examine how courses developed at a premier research and teaching institution like MIT can be leveraged effectively by community colleges.

Gale Adds More National Geographic Content to Virtual Library

Instructors, librarians, students, and researchers will have access to a new collection of books, articles, videos, maps, and other resources culled from the collection of National Geographic.



McGraw Hill Higher Education Partners with Ancile Solutions

McGraw-Hill Higher Education has partnered with Ancile Solutions, a developer of learning and performance software solutions, to provide new online, interactive education products to McGraw-Hill Higher Education customers through McGraw-Hill Connect, the company's digital teaching and learning environment.

Eleutian Turns to Oxford Content for English Language Courses

Oxford University Press, a department of the university, will be releasing a new English language teaching service for delivering daily lessons through videoconferencing.

Opening Up Learning Analytics for the Community College

The Open Academic Analytics Initiative, an NGLC grant recipient, is seeking to engender an ecosystem for learning analytics based on open source technologies. Its research includes scaling factors for learner analytics, the portability of predictive models among different types of academic institutions, and intervention strategies that leverage Open Educational Resources. Marist College, the lead institution on the grant, has partnered with two community colleges and two HBCUs to accomplish OAAI goals.

Education Portal Claims a Million Students for Free Online CLEP Prep Courses

A company that offers free video courses to help students prepare for exams that will earn them college credit claimed that it had reached a million students in its first year of operation.

TED Teams with Wiley on Free Instructional Materials

Instructors have a new free resource to help them integrate content from TED talks into their courses.