According to Rice University's OpenStax College initiative, the key to open ed success lies in better access to quality, turn-key content.
UC Irvine OpenCourseWare is now offering courses in Public Health, Physics, and Chemistry on iTunes U.
Citelighter Pro, a premium version of Citelighter's information sharing platform, will launch in May thanks to a partnership between the company and Cengage Learning.
Faculty can review and evaluate textbooks using a new online portal from Akademos.
Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
A new Web 2.0 service facilitates compilation of "learning playlists" containing links to articles and videos that educators can make available to their students and others.
TED, the non-profit organization known for its captivating conferences and thought-provoking sub-20-minute videos on a tapestry of ideas, has launched a new education initiative for K-12, college, and lifelong learning.
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