The Outercurve Foundation has accepted the ChronoZoom big history project, an open source effort designed to make historical connections easier to grasp, after the project was offered to the foundation by the University of California, Berkeley, Moscow State University, and Microsoft Research.
Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.
A Louisiana university will deploy 3D analysis software for its honors multidisciplinary 3D imaging class to help with complex scientific problems
Two schools bring learning to life with MakerBot 3D printers.
BlackBoard Learn users can now access digital textbooks from their LMS, thanks to a new integrated platform from BlackBoard and Ingram.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will co-develop a new digital economics course with publisher McGraw-Hill Higher Education. The organizations described the all-digital offering as the first of its kind.
New note-taking app turns Android smartphone or tablet into virtual scratch pad.
Questia, an online research tool for students, has launched a new version of its free Questia Library app to make it compatible with the iPad.
Saylor Foundation has selected three college textbooks to be added to its lineup of free online courses through the Open Textbook Challenge. Each author will receive $20,000, and the textbooks are available through a creative commons license.
Udemy has launched the Faculty Project, a new Web site designed to offer free college-level learning to people from around the world.